Quinoa Brightest Brilliant Rainbow Organic Seeds

Quinoa Brightest Brilliant Rainbow Organic Seeds

Chenopodium quinoa subsp. quinoa

Item #2013

90-120 days. Quinoa (pronounced “keen´-wa”) is an ancient, nutritious food native to the mountains of South America. Seeds can be cooked, roasted, or ground into flour. Young leaves are edible, too. This blend has striking colors of hot pink, burgundy, red, orange, yellow, white, and green. Grows best in climates with moderately warm days (lower than 95°F) and cool nights. Fairly droght tolerant. Deer resistant.

This packet sows up to 90 ft.

Seedling Image

4'-7' Tall

Days to Emerge:
3-4 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
2 seeds
every 12"-18"

Thinning:
When 1" tall
thin to 1
every 12"-18"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature is 45°–50°F. Mild Climates: Sow in winter for maturity prior to summer's heat.

When to start inside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

Harvesting: Quinoa is ready to harvest about 90 to 120 days after sowing, when the leaves have fallen, leaving just the dried seedheads. Harvest before heavy autumn precipitation and before seeds start falling to the ground. Seeds can be easily stripped upwards off the stalk with a gloved hand or shaken out over a bucket.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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Quinoa Brightest Brilliant Rainbow Organic Seeds

$1.99

Item #2013

0.50 grams


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