Spinach plant growing leaf plant of the genus Spinacia also known as Spinacia oleracea, Spinach plant annual to biennial plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-11.
Spinach plant leaves
Leaves color is green can be in flat or curly structure, shape can be: oval, round, spear shapeless.
Flower color green
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Requirements for Spinach plant growing and care:
Little cold weather
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Leaves sensitive to pests
Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate
Pests and diseases:
Slugs, aphids, prodenia
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
7-50 cm, 3-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes, but with light
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring – summer – frost free area, summer – temperate climate
General information about the flower
Small green flowers
Thinning the bloom:
Unless there is need the seeds, recommend to thinning the blossom
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season
Autumn – winter – spring – frost free area, spring – summer – temperate climate
How to harvest the leaves?
Two possibility separate leaves or all the leaves of the plant (4-5 weeks from sow)
Information about leaves:
Green leaves can be flat or curly, shape can be: oval, round, spear shapeless
Uses of Spinach plant leaves:
Salad, cooked, stir fry, spreads, eaten raw