50 days — The plants of 'Giant Nobel' spinach are very large and spreading in habit. Sow in late spring (it is slow to bolt) for heavy yields of giant, thick, dark green leaves. Along with wonderful fresh use qualities, it is also an excellent variety for canning or freezing.
Developed by inbreeding a monoecious
plant found in the variety named 'Gaudry' and released by Zwaan and Van der Molen, Voorburg, Netherlands in 1926.
An "All-America Selection®
" winner in 1933. According to the USDA, 'Giant Nobel' spinach has also been marketed over the years by various seed suppliers using the following synonyms:
'Diamond', 'Diamant', 'Early Giant Smooth Leaf', 'Nobel; Enkhuizen Monstrous', 'Gaudflay', 'Gaudry Long Standing', 'Giant Fillbasket', 'Giant Leaved Long Standing Gaudry', 'Giant Smooth Leaved', 'Giant Thick Leaved', 'Large Round Thick Leaved', 'Large Round Thick Leaved Gaudry', 'Matador', 'Matador Longstanding Giant Leaved', 'Monstrous of Enkhuizen', 'New Long Standing Gaudry', 'Nobel Giant Leaved', 'Nobel Gaudry', 'Round Thick Leaf', and 'Supra'.
Each packet contains four grams, which is approximately 300 seeds.