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Biobio Quinoa - Organic

An excellent variety to start with. Rare, beautiful and productive quinoa from Chile. Five foot plants have large yields of small white seeds from a beautiful red/orange/gold inflorescence. Matures well in areas with a fairly short season and cool nights. Tasty with good biomass production for compost as well. Stands 5-6 feet tall.

Details:

Flowers:Large crop of multi-color flowers.
Foliage:Large leaves, good to eat before flowers form.
Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:5-6 feet
Diameter:1 foot
Heirloom:yes
Container Planting:no

Cultural Requirements:

Propagation / Germination:Seed must be fresh (no more than 9 months old). Wait to plant until soil is warm.
Spacing:1 to 1.5 feet
Sun:Full sun
Water:Tolerates some drought.

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