Saving Spinach Seeds: A Complete Guide for Organic Growers
The process of saving spinach seeds may be meticulous, but it will prove valuable for next season's crops.
Spinach is dioecious, with separate male and female plants. In this photo, a female plant with immature seed already forming is on the left and a robust vegetative male at peak flowering is on the right.
Photo by Scott Vlaun
In "The Organic Seed Grower," John Navazio reviews the historical and botanical information for organic plant production as well as the basic, organic seed grower fundamentals for growing over 30 vegetable plants.