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Growing Instructions for Spinach - SpaceGrowing Instructions for Spinach - Space<div class="ExternalClass13D6C3663C984D25AA58CB15D4BCD2F7"><h2>Culture<br></h2><h4>Spinach grows in a wide range of soils if moist and fertile but is sensitive to acidity; pH should be at least 6.0, preferably 6.5–7.5. Spinach germinates best in cool soil.<br><br></h4><h2>Direct Seeding<br></h2><h4>For baby leaf: Sow 3–5 seeds/inch in rows at least 2” apart.</h4><h4>For bunching and full size: Sow 10 seeds/ft., 1/2” deep in rows 12–18” apart.<br><br></h4><h2>Harvest<br></h2><h4>For baby leaf: Harvest when leaves reach desired size in 3–5 weeks, depending on time of year and speed of growth, making sure to cut above the basal plate for cut-and-come-again harvests. A second cut is possible by choosing appropriate varieties in all the seasonal slots. Triple-rinse leaves, sort out cut and broken leaves, and package. For full size: Harvest the long stems just above the basal plate, or, by cutting just below the basal plate for whole-plant harvest. When growing winter spinach, harvest largest leaves and allow the smaller ones​ to size-up for later harvests. Full-size spinach can be sold as loose leaves or bunched.<br></h4><p><br></p></div>

















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