Baby's Leaf Hybrid is a popular variety of Spinach, which belongs to the Spinacia genus (Spinacia oleracea 'Baby's Leaf Hybrid'). Baby's Leaf Hybrid grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Baby's Leaf Hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).
Baby's Leaf Hybrid 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 Baby's Leaf Hybrid
Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Baby's Leaf Hybrid is thought of as half hardy, so protect with a row cover whenever the temperatures drop. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 6 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 as Spinach is a weakly acidic soil to neutral soil loving plant.
Growing Baby's Leaf Hybrid from seed
Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 3.12 inches
(8.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 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 Baby's Leaf Hybrid about 60 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Baby's Leaf Hybrid
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 Baby's Leaf Hybrid is a half hardy plant.
Harvesting Baby's Leaf Hybrid