17th October 2019


How long does it take to grow spinach?

It's important to seed as soon as you can to give spinach the required 6 weeks of cool weather from seeding to harvest. Select a site with full sun to light shade and well-drained soil. Sow seeds ½ inch to 1 inch deep, covering lightly with soil. Sow about 12 seeds per foot of row, or sprinkle over a wide row or bed.

Consequently, how do you harvest spinach?

Small spinach leaves can be harvested with scissors by simply cutting the leaves at the stem. One way to do this is start harvesting the outer, older leaves first and then gradually working your way in to the center of the plant as those leaves mature. You can also just cut the whole plant off at the base.

Can you grow spinach inside?

Grow Your Own Salad. Overview: Greens are one of the easiest crops to grow indoors. Grow spinach, lettuce, mesclun mix, mustard or kale and you can begin to harvest micro-greens within a month! To get started on greens, however, you just need a few things: A bright sunny window and/or grow lights, seeds, pots and soil.

What is the spacing for spinach?

Spinach Plant Spacing. When planting spinach in a single-dug or tilled bed (soil loosened 8-10” --20-25 cm--deep), plant spinach in rows 12” (30 cm) apart. Sow seeds ½” (1.3 cm) deep every 6” (15 cm) along the row, or sow more seeds and thin to this spacing. Cover with ½” (1.3 cm) of fine mulch.
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