Spinach Growing Guide

All you need to know to grow successfully!

Plant Family:
Amaranthaceae
Plant Type:
Annual
Typical Season:
Cool season
Typical Zones Grown In:
2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Growing Difficulty:
Easy
Tips by Limitless Growth to Grow Spinach Successfully

Planting Guidelines

The following are general guides to follow. However, nothing is set in stone. Feel free to experiment!

How to Start:
Direct Sow
When to Direct Sow:
March,April,August
When to Start Indoors:
Sprouting Time:
7-14 days
Soil Temperature (C):
5-20
Depth:
2cm deep
Spacing (cm):
10 seeds per 30cm (12″)
Row Spacing (cm):
30-45cm (12-18″)
Sun Exposure:
Part Shade
Maturity Time:
45 days
When To Harvest:
April,May,June,September,October
How to Harvest:
Harvest once the plant has 4 true leaves and continue to harvest leaves as they appear, picking the entire plants once it bolts

Health Benefits

Growing your own food is one of the best things you can do for your health. Let’s check out some of the health benefits!

Is It Edible?
Yes
Edible Parts:
Leaves
Potential Health Benefits:
Antioxidant,Fights Diabetes,Cancer Fighting ,Eye Health,Blood Pressure,Iron

Tips to Growing Organically

Growing without the use of pesticides and herbicides is easier than you may think and it’s better for the environment!

Companion Plants:
Kale,Collards,Broccoli,Brussel Sprouts,Cauliflower,Eggplant,Leek,Lettuce,Pea,Radish,Strawberry
What Plants to Avoid:
Potato
Common Pests:
Leaf miner
Common Disease:
Downy mildew
Bonus Grow Tips:
When seedlings sprout you'll want to thin to 3-4 inches apart. Use the thinned out spinach for a baby spinach salad!

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