Double Choice Hybrid is a variety of Spinach which is a member of the Spinacia family. Its botanical name is Spinacia oleracea 'Double Choice Hybrid'. An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Double Choice Hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).
Double Choice Hybrid Spinach tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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How to grow Double Choice Hybrid
Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Double Choice Hybrid is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, 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. Double Choice Hybrid needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.0 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil to neutral soil).
Growing Double Choice Hybrid 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. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 8°C / 46°F
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Double Choice Hybrid about 60 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Double Choice Hybrid
Double Choice Hybrid is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside - as a guideline, the minimum temperature outside should be approximately 0°C / 32°F.
Harvesting Double Choice Hybrid