Before you decide to plant spinach, you need to make sure that your soil is suited for it. To find this out, you will need to get a soil test, which will tell you how healthy your soil is, how much fertilizer you will need and what crops will grow well in your farm.
Call CropNut’s soil testing service, Daktari Wa Udongo, on +254 790 499190 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will take samples of your soil from your farm to test and send you a report. A soil test will save you money and it will give you a bigger and better crop.
Spinach will grow best in well drained fertile soils rich in organic matter and with a pH range of 6-6.5. It can also be grown under wide climatic conditions, but the best are in areas with 16-20 degrees, well distributed rainfall of 1500mm per annum and altitudes between 800 and 2200m.