Plant Care Spinach
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Spinach

4.7 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Spinach has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Spinach has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Spinacia oleracea
Spinacia
Amaranthaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Spinach

Water

How often to water your Spinach

Water needs for Spinach
0.5 cups
every 9

Spinach needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Spinach

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Spinach in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Spinach: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Spinach love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Spinach does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Spinach in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Spinach

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Spinach: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Spinach after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Spinach is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Spinach

Spinach

Spinach


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Spinach has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Spinach has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Hoogabooga avatar
@Hoogabooga
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 84 XP
globe Saint John, New Brunswick
10/07/2021

Plant

Survivor Survivor
James avatar
@James
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 110 XP
globe Nathan, Queensland
06/02/2021

Very fast grower, make sure to plant with plenty of space between seeds as it grows very thick

Fast grower Fast grower

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