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Red Spinach


SKU 5675




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Red spinach, scientifically known as Amaranthus dubius, is a leafy green vegetable known for its vibrant red or maroon-colored leaves and stems. It's a nutritious addition to your garden and diet. Here's a description and care guide for red spinach plants:


Leaves: The leaves of red spinach are typically oval or lance-shaped and have a deep red to maroon color. The intensity of the red hue can vary depending on the variety and growing conditions.

Stems: The stems of red spinach are also reddish in color, which adds to its ornamental appeal. They are often slightly woody at the base as the plant matures.

Flowers: Red spinach plants produce small, inconspicuous green flowers on long, upright spikes. These flowers are not the main attraction of the plant; it's primarily grown for its leaves.


Sunlight: Red spinach prefers full sun, which means it needs at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day. However, it can tolerate partial shade, especially in hot climates.

Temperature: Red spinach thrives in warm weather. It's suitable for both tropical and subtropical regions. It's typically grown as an annual but can be grown year-round in regions with mild winters.

Soil: Plant red spinach in well-draining, fertile soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5. Amending the soil with organic matter like compost can improve its texture and fertility.

Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Red spinach appreciates regular, even watering. Avoid letting the soil dry out completely between waterings, as this can lead to stress and bolting (flowering) in the plant.

Fertilization: Red spinach benefits from regular feeding. Use a balanced, all-purpose liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring to early autumn).

Spacing: Plant red spinach seeds or seedlings about 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm) apart to allow room for growth. Space rows approximately 12 inches (30 cm) apart.

Mulching: Applying a layer of organic mulch around the plants can help retain soil moisture, regulate soil temperature, and reduce weed growth.

Pests and Diseases: Red spinach is generally resistant to most pests and diseases. However, it can occasionally be affected by aphids, flea beetles, and leafhoppers. Inspect your plants regularly and treat any infestations promptly.

Harvesting: You can start harvesting red spinach leaves as soon as they reach a size that suits your preference. Harvest by picking individual leaves or cutting the entire plant back to about 4-6 inches (10-15 cm) from the ground. Regular harvesting promotes new growth.

Bolting: To prevent premature bolting (flowering), keep the plants well-watered and avoid water stress. Harvesting leaves regularly can also help delay bolting.

Red spinach is not only visually appealing but also highly nutritious, rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It can be used in a variety of culinary dishes, such as salads, stir-fries, and smoothies. By providing the right growing conditions and care, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of this vibrant and healthy leafy green.

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