Spinach (New Zealand) Growing Guide

Spinach (New Zealand)

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Well-drained, reasonably good soil, though will tolerate a variety of sites.

Position

Sun or partial shade.

Frost tolerant

No.

Feeding

Not required.

Companions

Peas, Beans and Strawberry.

Spacing

Single Plants: 1' 7" (50cm) each way (minimum)
Rows: 1' 5" (45cm) with 1' 11" (60cm) row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow under cover in late spring, planting out when all risk of frost past or direct into the soil from then onwards.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Requires very little attention. Soak seeds in water overnight before planting to improve germination.

Harvesting

Pull a few leaves from the outside of the plant regularly from mid summer onwards to produce more growth.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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