Spinach tastes best steamed, and is really versatile. It grows well in containers or even in small patches in the flower border, where the shade from other plants will help keep it cooler.

How To Grow

Spinach grows easily from direct seeding, Sow thinly and when the first leaves appear thin to 7.5 cm apart. Keep well watered during dry periods in summer.

How/When To Harvesting

Harvest the leaves continually once they're large enough to pick.

Planting Schedules for Location: Leesburg, Virginia

Sow Direct

Sow Direct
  • Sow Depth: 1 cm
  • Spacing Between Rows: 30 cm
  • Spacing Along Row: 8 cm
  • Number plants per Square Foot: 9