How to Grow Spinach

How to Grow Spinach

If you are wondering how to grow spinach, don’t worry, it is quite easy! You can start the seeds outdoors as early as eight weeks before the last frost date. Corvair spinach does best in spring and autumn weather. You will want to pick a location with full sun and well-draining soil. Sow the seeds a quarter to half-inch in-depth, and space it out, so you have them at least 3″ apart and 12″ between rows. Water the plants moderately, but don’t soak them. For best germination results, start the seeds indoors using sterilized potting soil. After the risk of frost has passed, they can be transplanted outdoors.

Corvair spinach has succulent dark green oval leaves. It’s known for its wonderful sweet flavour. Also, Corvair is high yielding spinach, so you will have lots to harvest each year. It’s a cold-hardy plant and does best in spring or fall weather. It’s very resistant to downy mildew. You can harvest the baby leaves or wait for mature leaves in 40 days.

Where to Buy Spinach Seeds

For Canadian viewers, you can buy spinach seeds here.

Dark leafy greens such as spinach are among the most nutritious foods on the planet, loaded with nearly all the vitamins and nutrients we need. This makes it an important food to incorporate into our diet. Spinach works great in smoothies, salads and can be added to soups and stews. Spinach works great in smoothies and mixes well with fruit. It will affect the taste but nearly as much as kale can. For my spinach smoothies, I usually add ripe banana oranges and lots of spinach.

Plant Description:
Spinacea oleracea
When to sow: Spring (up to 8 weeks before last frost date)
Matures in approximately 40 days

The harvest time for spinach varies based on the variety; baby leaves can be picked as soon as they are large enough.

Related Books:
Wild About Greens: 125 Delectable Vegan Recipes.

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