Seed 8 cm (3″) apart. Thin to 5-15 cm (2-6″) apart.
Plant seeds 1 cm (½”) deep.
Full sun and a loamy soil with a pH of 6.1 – 7.5
Seeds will germinate in 6-21 days.
Pests are not usually a problem
Seed as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring and every two weeks after that until late spring, as long as the weather is cool. Sow again in mid to late August for fall crops.
Spinach is shallow-rooted and requires consistent moisture to prevent bolting. Mulch after plants are well established to maintain moisture and suppress weeds.