Your Weekly Electronic Gardening Guide
Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
spring and fall
Time needed to reach transplant size:
4 to 6 weeks
When to transplant to garden:
3 to 6 weeks before last spring frost
When to sow outdoors:
4 to 6 weeks before last spring frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
45-75 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
spinach leaf miner, flea beetles, aphids, nematodes
downy mildew, spinach blight
when leaves reach a usable size; cut entire plant close to the ground as the weather warms
long days and warm weather cause spinach to bolt
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