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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 63 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.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

17 weeks

First harvest expected

11 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

16 weeks after planting

Height

15cm

Spread

20cm

Row Spacing

30cm

Companions

leek Jerusalem artichoke
slug

Photos

Spinach crops

Spinach plantings

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winter queen spinach
winter queen spinach
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Bok choy and spinach
Bok choy and spinach
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IMG_20170109_173429
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Spinach harvests

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Sunniness

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Planted from

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Harvested for

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Varieties

Malabar spinach

Malabar spinach

  Basella alba
Okinawan spinach

Okinawan spinach

  gynura bicolour
water spinach

water spinach

  Ipomoea aquatica

Crop Map

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What people are saying about spinach

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 box...

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...