Spinacia oleracea ‘Medania’


  • Botanical name: Spinacia oleracea 'Medania'
  • Common name: Spinach
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
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Spinacia oleracea ‘Medania’ is a good, healthy spinach variety, bearing an abundance of dark green leaves with a soft texture and good flavour. It’s ideal for raising as a mature leafy crop but also for its baby leaves, which may be used in salads. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).


Grow Spinacia oleracea ‘Medania’ in moist but well-drained soil in sun to partial shade. Regular sowings every three to four weeks will provide a steady supply of leaves until autumn. Water regularly and remove any developing flowerheads to prolong leaf production.

How to grow Spinacia 'Medania'

  • Plant size

    38cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

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Do not Harvest in January

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Spinacia 'Medania' and wildlife

Spinacia 'Medania' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Spinacia 'Medania' poisonous?

Spinacia 'Medania' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People