JosephsGarden's Spinach, Landrace -- Seed Production x 1 Harvesting
Plant: Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) |
2012-04-07: Planted excess GRIN spinach seed from another grower. The seed mostly failed to germinate. 14 plants survived.
Also planted my landrace spinach from last year, and “Oriental Spinach, F1”. Planted the new varieties in a block, and then my seed in a row all the way around.
JosephsGarden's Spinach, Landrace -- Seed Production Care Instructions
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 3.12 inches (8.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Spinach normally tends to reach to a mature height of 60.0 cm [imperial: 1.95 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Spinach tends to enjoys a full sun position, which is ideal for your garden's sun profile.
Try to apply water fairly sparingly.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5a) is not within the ideal known range for Spinach. The recommended range is between Zone 6 and 9. You may have to reassess this planting for suitability in your garden.
Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 as Spinach is a acidic to neutral soil loving plant.
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