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Spinach Information



Spinacia oleracea

Easy to grow salad leaves, full of iron. Try to buy a variety with a resistance to bolting.

Moon Planting Type: Leafy

Soil Type: Loam

Aspect: Any aspect

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Not Hardy

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Spinach Growing Notes


Sow directly into the soil, for the best crops the soil should have garden compost added to it in autumn.

Pruning & Thining

Keep well watered and weed free


Remove outer leaves as and when required.

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Spinach Varieties

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