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Harvesting - Spinach





Fast Facts




Planting to Harvest 40 to 72 days
Average Yield
Recommended planting for a family of five 60 ft of row
Recommended Uses Boil, steam, stir-fry/saute, braise/stew, pressure cook, microwave, or raw


Additional Information



Harvest Recommendations

Harvest spinach when small and tender and the plant will continue to produce tender leaves.

Young plants may be thinned and used.

When plant reaches full size, harvest by cutting off entire clump at ground level.

Storage and Preservation Methods

Can be stored fresh for a few days in the refrigerator but should not be allowed to dehydrate.

Leaf vegetables are best when served the same day as harvested.

Spinach is also well adapted to freezing and canning.

 





Spinach

Tips

The dark green spinach color and its flavor variation from lettuce makes it an attractive addition to a salads.

 

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