Spinach Spinacia oleracea
How to sow spinach: Direct seed outdoors, thin to 15cm when seedlings are 3cm high
Sun requirement for spinach: Plant in Full Sun
Spinach has been planted 74 times by Growstuff members.
Spinach is an annual plant whose deep green leaves are eaten as a vegetable. It grows best in cooler weather. It can be eaten raw or cooked.
Median lifespan16 weeks
First harvest expected10 weeks after planting
Last harvest expected11 weeks after planting
Companionsleek Jerusalem artichoke
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This weekend I had two full days to really focus on the yard, and I made the most of it. With the intermittent help of several others over the course of the weekend, I got both easement planter boxes filled with compost and soil, cleaned up and weeded the alley, got the stump pulled from the coni...
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I finally got frustrated enough to establish one of the raised beds the other week, using a combination of enriched coir and compost. I've sown Purple Haze carrots, brussels sprouts, purple broccoli, peas, turnips, english [spinach](crop) and have transplanted two [zucchini](crop) plants and t...Read more
I originally wanted to do this yesterday but it rained in the morning so that kinda put a damper on things. So I did it all today instead! A bunch of the seeds I wintersowed in the milk jugs and soda bottles were getting crowded so it was time to move them to their bigger (permanent) container...Read more
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