Spinach (Perpetual) Growing Guide

Spinach (Perpetual), also known as Leaf beet

Crop Rotation Group

Chenopodiaceae (Beet family) 

Soil

Rich soil best but will grow in most places.

Position

Sun or partial shade.

Frost tolerant

Yes.

Feeding

Not usually required.

Companions

Strawberry and Coriander.

Spacing

Single Plants: 35cm (1' 1") each way (minimum)
Rows: 30cm (11") with 40cm (1' 3") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow direct into the ground from early spring onwards.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Keep well watered in dry seasons.

Harvesting

Pull a few leaves from the outside of the plant regularly from mid summer onwards.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Spinach (Perpetual)