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GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFO: W,H/ Matures 13-17/ Harvest 0-4/ Yield grain 6-26, dry 26-158/ Spacing 12"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 90-110
SOURCE CODE: GB
APPROX GERM 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. Transplant when second set of leaves appear to 12" centers in garden. Be careful not to overly disturb roots when transplanting. 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: Beautiful orange seed heads and yellow-green, large roundish leaves. Medium-size, golden seeds are very sweet. Accepts more moisture than most.
For more information see our: Amaranth & Quinoa Information Sheet