If you are already thinking about what you want to grow in your garden this season, start out right with organic seeds. Enjoy your Kitchen Gardening with chemical-free spinach Organic Vegetable Seeds.
1 packet contains 70-80 spinach seeds.
Spinach is a leafy green flowering plant native to central and western Asia. It is of the order Caryophyllales, family Amaranthaceae, subfamily Chenopodioideae.
||Swiss chard, Spinacia Oleracea, Palak.
||up to 30 centimeters.
||Easy to grow.
Planting and care
- Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening
- SunlightKeep the seedlings container in Natural bright light
- Protect the spinach seedlings from direct harsh sunlight
- SoilThe soil should be well drained and nutrient rich for spinach seedlings
- WateringWater the seedlings when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture
- Do not overwater the seedlings
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season
- Application of FertilizerDuring the main growing season feed the spinach seedlings with organic fertilizer once a month
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the seedlings so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily
- Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected or damaged seedlings from container
- DontsDo not overwater the seedlings especially when container does not have drainage holes
- How to Sow spinach SeedsSpinach is sown throughout the year
- For winter season, best time for sowing is from September to October
- For spring season complete sowing from Mid-February to April
- Select a container having 5-7 inch diameter
- Fill the container with well-drained soil
- Moisten the surface of the soil with water spray
- Sprinkle the seeds evenly over the soil and spread a thin layer of soil over it
- Cover the seed container with a transparent plastic paper
- Place the seed tray in indirect bright light
- Remove plastic wrapping once seeds start to germinate
- Do not over-water the seedlings to avoid root rot
- Germination rate and viability of spinach seedSpinach seed Germination rate and viability is up to 70%
- Spinach growth rate is medium
||Spinach enjoys Natural bright light but appreciates a little shade during the hottest part of the day.
Water the seedlings when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
||Nutrient-rich well-draining soil with Optimum PH range 6.5 to 7.
||15 to 30 -degrees celsius.
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
The large leaves can be cut individually after 37 to 45 days. For the smaller leaves, cut them off 1- ½ to 2 inches above the crown.
Baby spinach leaves have a sweeter flavor and more tender texture. Spinach leaves should be removed before they get yellow and within a week of full leaf formation.
You can also remove the entire seedlings at once however this means that you will not be able to continue harvesting for the rest of the growing season.
- Spinach is used to treat stomach and intestinal complaints and fatigue
- It is also used as a blood-builder and an appetite stimulant
- Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines
- Spinach is served raw as a green for salads, cooked as a vegetable dish, or combined with other ingredients for a side dish
- It is also dried, chopped into bits, and mixed with other ingredients to be used as a food seasoning