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GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFO: W,H/ Matures 13-17/ Harvest 4-6/ Yield grain 6-26, dry 18-78/ Spacing 12"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 240
SOURCE CODE: GB
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 3-4
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 65-75F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: Spring, after soil is warm
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Sow in Spring in flats on 1" centers after all danger of frost is past. May not germinate well in hot weather. Transplant when second set of leaves appear to 12" centers in garden. Be careful not to overly disturb roots when transplanting. Need well-drained and fertile soil, prefers cool weather. Minimal watering needs.The bitter soapy seed coating must be washed off before eating-run seeds through blender, changing water until it no longer foams.
BOTANICAL NAME: Chenopodium quinoa
DESCRIPTION: 80-100 days. We are tremendously excited about this very short, early variety. Small 3' plants produce medium-large yields of very large seeds the largest seeds of any variety we have been able to grow here in California. Pale pink to cream seed heads yield mostly pale tan seed with apricot tinge. Nice flavor. Plants grow about 3 ft tall. Our exclusive.
For more information see our: Amaranth & Quinoa Information Sheet.