I have grown spinach every year in my vegetable garden since I started gardening. And as much as I promote sustainable practices in the organic garden, I have to admit I've never saved spinach seed. This year I am saving as much seed as possible. As.
Spinach, Strawberry Spinach Seeds - Rare Heirloom Native to America
Priming Spinach Seeds Many references say that spinach seed is good for three years, but I won’t stake the success of a planting on a reference chart. I draw the line at two years, which means I buy one or two packets of fresh spinach seeds every spring, and compost seeds more than two years old. Even so, I have found tremendous variability in the germination rates of spinach seed from various sources, or it could be me. Like all seeds, spinach germination takes place in three stages…
How to Harvest Spinach Seeds. Spinach can grow quickly in the home garden, and often gardeners can successively plant spinach to get a continual harvest. Spinach plants produce separate male and female plants.