Also known as quinoa or Peruvian rice.
|Germination||Direct sow 1/4 inch deep in spring after risk of frost has passed, or when soil temps reach 65-70 degrees F. Thin to 10-14 inch spacing.|
|Uses||edible*(leaves, seeds), utility (dye, repellent, soap)|
Must be blanched in water several times before consuming to remove toxins.
|Breed Status||Open Pollinated|
|Seeds Per Oz.||≈ 10000|
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