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Spinach 'Space'

Spinacia oleracea

  • 34 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 3 wanted
  • 28 stashed

Space is a popular variety of Spinach, which belongs to the Spinacia genus (Spinacia oleracea 'Space'). Space is generally thought of as a hybrid variety. Space grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Space is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

Space 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 Space have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Space

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Sow closer together for salad greens.

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Space is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will survive though longer winters with little or no damage. 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 7.5 as Spinach is a weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Space from seed

Look to ensure a distance 3.12 inches (8.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 8°C / 46°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Space

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Space is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Space