Seeds are high in protein, gluten-free, and have a delicious, nutty flavor. Dazzling colors add beauty to the garden palette and are brilliant in the evening light.
Quinoa is an ancient, nutritious food native to the mountains of South America. Seeds can be cooked, roasted, or ground into flour. Young leaves are delicious cooked like spinach. 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 drought tolerant. Deer resistant.
Variety Info4"–12" flower heads in colors of hot pink, royal burgundy, red, pumpkin orange, light yellow, creamy white, lime green.
1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date.
RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 45°–50°F. Mild Climates: Sow in winter for maturity prior to summer's heat.