Fast Growing, Slow Bolting, High Nutrition
This popular, cool season vegetable is a rich source of vitamins and minerals. The key to growing spinach is growing and harvesting before hot weather arrives which causes bolting (going to seed).
Seed Depth: .5 in.
Row Spacing: 18 in.
Seed Spacing: 1 in.
Plant Spacing: 8 in.
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Days to Harvest: 40-50
Sow seeds in cool weather. In mild climates fall and winter seeding is recommended.
Thin when plants are 1 inch high. Water frequently during dry spells. Mulch to discourage weeds and conserve moisture.
Cut leaves as soon as they are big enough to eat.
Spinach is 96% water. When cooking, the water that clings to the leaves after washing is enough.
High in Vitamin A, Folic Acid, Iron, Magnesium.