Greenhouse, Vegetables

Saving Spinach Seed

I am trying to save as many seeds this year as I can. I have saved spinach seeds, some seeds from mescluen mixes and I will save some leaf lettuce seeds too.

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After drying…

To save the spinach seeds, I let them get a little dry in the garden, then hung them on the porch. When they were dry, I took all the seeds (they are the nodules on the stem) off over a pan. When I planted my garden this year I had two kinds of spinach and I didn’t plan to save seeds so my seeds are a mix of what worked in the garden this year.

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3 thoughts on “Saving Spinach Seed”

  1. Since they are a mix, do you expect the individual plants to be variable next year, or should they be rather similar.
    If both can self pollinate, then some could be like one parent, and some could be like the other, and some could be anywhere in between.

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