Goosefoot, Pigweed, Inca Wheat, Chenopodium quinoa
Nature’s Superfoods’ Organic Quinoa (pronounced ‘Keen-wah) is a protein-rich whole grain that is widely termed as the “mother of all grains” because it is one of the most complete whole food available containing amino acids, enzymes, vitamins and minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. Ideal low-GI food to replace rice, making it diabetic-friendly. A high-protein, high-fiber whole grain that contains all 9 essential amino acids (including lysine), B vitamins, folate, calcium, magnesium, a diverse array of antioxidants, and many more nutrients; known for its high amount of superior protein (12-18%), which is higher than all other grains (50% more than wheat).
Can be sown under glass at any time for baby leaf. Can be sown directly in spring after the last frost. Sow into prepared soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow in rows 25cm apart or broadcast sow. Germination is rapid taking from 3 days. Plants will grow quickly. Keep well watered.