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How to grow spinach in hydroponics?

To grow spinach in hydroponics, you will need:

  • * A hydroponic system (such as deep water culture, nutrient film technique, or drip irrigation)
  • * Spinach seeds
  • * Nutrient solution specifically formulated for hydroponic plants
  1. 1. Fill your hydroponic system with water and add the nutrient solution according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

  1. 2. Germinate the spinach seeds by placing them in a damp paper towel or seed tray. Keep them in a warm, dark place until they sprout.

  1. 3. Once the seeds have sprouted, transfer them to the hydroponic system. Make sure the roots are fully submerged in the nutrient solution.

  1. 4. Keep the temperature between 60-70°F (15-21°C) and the pH between 6.0-6.5.

  1. 5. Keep the lights on for 12-16 hours per day and provide adequate air circulation to prevent mold.

  1. 6. Monitor the nutrient solution regularly and adjust as needed.

  1. 7. Harvest the leaves as needed when they reach the desired size, but avoid taking too much at once so the plant can continue to grow.

  2. Note: Spinach is a cool-season crop, so it is recommended to grow it in a greenhouse or indoors to maintain the optimal temperature. Also, spinach prefers a moderate to high light level, so you might need to provide additional artificial lighting.