Spinach leaves are a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants and should be part of everyone's diet. Until the 1930s, spinach was a very little used vegetable. Then, suddenly the American farmers noted a 33% increase in spinach consumption. Why you ask? Popeye the Sailor Man. The best PR person a vegetable ever had.
Approximately 48,000 seeds per lb. 1 oz. is needed for a 100 foot row, 15 lb. per acre.