Satin is part of the Spinacia genus and is a Spinach variety. Its scientific name is Spinacia oleracea 'Satin'.
powerhouse. In just a little over a month, you can begin to harvest. Use as cut-and-come again or harvet the whole head for a larger yield. Does well in the garden bed and containers alike.
Sun: Full Sun
Sowing Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow
Height: 10-12 inches
Spread: 4 inches
Days to Maturity: 35-42 days
This variety is an Vegetable
that typically grows as an Annual
, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Satin is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm
Satin Spinach needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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How to grow Satin
Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Satin is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Satin are Zone 6 and Zone 9. Satin needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil to neutral soil).
Growing Satin from seed
Ensure a distance of 3.12 inches
(8.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.49 inches
(1.25 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 8°C / 46°F
to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Satin about 60 days before your last frost date.
Ensure that temperatures are mild (minimum night temperatures should be around 0°C / 32°F) and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Satin is a half hardy plant.