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Spinach 'Securo'

Spinacia oleracea

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'Securo' is a Spinach variety in the Spinacia genus with a scientific name of Spinacia oleracea. 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. Securo is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

Securo 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Securo have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Securo

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Securo is thought of as half hardy, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 6 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 7.0 as Securo likes to be in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.

Growing Securo from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 3.12 inches (8.0 cm) between Spinach plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 8°C / 46°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Securo about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Securo

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 Securo is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Securo