Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Partial sunlight (summer), full sunlight (winter)
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seedlings at 25cm by 30cm
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Harvest in 25-30 days from sowing
Good things take time and care
Why are my spinach leaves turning yellow?
There are a number of reasons why your spinach leaves are turning yellow. Overwatering, too much heat, improper soil or diseases can all lead to yellowing of leaves. Determine the exact cause of yellowing leaves first in order to find the right remedy.
Why are my spinach seeds not germinating?
If the medium is too wet, your spinach seeds will not germinate. Extreme heat can also inhibit the process of germination.
My Spinach seedlings are not growing.
If you overwater or under water your spinach, or if you are growing your spinach in too much shade, or the weather is too hot, the seedlings will not grow larger. Adjust your watering schedule and change the placement of your spinach container to encourage better growth. Spinach requires partial sunlight (3-4 hours) in summer & it can withstand full sunlight in winters.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Malabar spinach is an excellent source of Calcium and Iron. Spinach is rich in floats which are good for your heart health. Spinach is also rich in Vitamin A and C. Because spinach is filled with iron, it is great for people battling anaemia. Spinach is also rich in various antioxidants that can keep your cells from aging. Spinach is also known to improve blood glucose levels, lower the risk of cancer and help lower blood pressure.
Spinach ishigh in nutrients and low in calories and carbohydrates. Spinach is one of the best sources of Iron. Spinach is also rich in Vitamins and Minerals . Malabar spinach has impressive amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, and antioxidants. Spinach contains two antioxidants, namely, lutein and zeaxanthin which are great for your eyesight.
1.‘Malabar spinach’ is also known as ‘creeping spinach’,‘climbing spinach’, ‘Indian spinach’, ‘Chinese spinach’, ‘vine spinach’, ‘Vietnamese spinach’ and ‘Ceylon spinach’.
2.Malabar spinach does not belong to the spinach family.
3.China is world’s largest producer of spinach followed by USA.
4.Raw spinach is 91% water!
Yes, Spinach is very easy to grow and is ready for harvest quickly too.
Spinach requires partial sunlight (3-4 hours) in summer & it can withstand full sunlight in winters.
About 30 - 40 days after sowing your spinach seeds, mature spinach leaves will be ready for harvest.
Malabar Spinach (Poi Saag) is commonly known as Ceylon Spinach, Indian Spinach, Vine Spinach, Pak Plang, Huang Ti Chai, Saan Choi and regionally in India it is also known as Mayalki bhaaji, Poi Saag, Pui Saag, poi ni bhaji, basale soppu, alchi bhaji, daento, vauchi bhaji, vallicheera.
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