How to Succeed Growing Cool-Season Spinach in Hot Weather

TomatoHead added on May 16, 2012 | Answered

Tigercat variety is for cool, coastal weather here in N. Calif. I want to grow it in hot mountainous climate. What precautions will help me succeed?

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Answered on May 21, 2012

It will still be difficult, but them best thing you can do is to provide protection from the sun and keep the roots cool.

For protection from the sun, take a look at row covers or plant in dappled shade.

For the roots, heavy mulching and drip irrigation with cool water is the best route. Good luck!

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