Spinach

Spinach

Family: Chenopodiaceae
Genus: Spinacia
Species: S. oleracea

Description

Spinach is a plant of the family Chenopodiaceae. It is a native of central Asia and south-west and is an annual plant that grows to a height of up to 30 cm. The leaves are alternate, simple, ovate, ranging in size from about 2 cm to 30 cm in length and 1 cm to 15 cm in width. The flowers are inconspicuous, yellow-green, with a diameter of about 4 mm.

Growing Sheet

Scientific name Spinacia oleracea
Productivity cycle Annual
Recommended Seeding in the ground
Amount of seeds 2.00 g
Sowing Depth 1.00 cm
Distance between rows 20 cm / 40 cm
Distance between rows 5 cm / 10 cm
Estimated number of plants/sqm 60.00
Average growing time 70 gg / 90 gg
Average sprouting time 10 gg / 15 gg
Estimated growing sqm per person 3.0
Ideal Sprouting Temperature (C°) 4 °c - 18 °c
Min. Temperature (C°) 5 °c
Soil pH 6.00 / 7.00
Can be grown in pots no

Variety

America

Leaf bullosa, dark green

America
Viking

Leaves smooth, pale green

Viking
Matador

An early variety with a very good yield. The leaves are broad, blistered and dark green in colour. This variety of spinach has a particularly good flavour, especially if harvested when the heads are small.

Matador