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Grains: Chenopodium quinoa 'Cherry Vanilla'

Botanical name: Chenopodium quinoa 'Cherry Vanilla'

Common name: quinoa

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Grains: Chenopodium quinoa 'Cherry Vanilla'

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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 1a thru 7b
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, edible, drought tolerant

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description for "Grains: Chenopodium quinoa 'Cherry Vanilla'"

Beautiful in the garden and useful for consumption, is this unique quinoa. This grain features eye catching Summer blooms and later produces small white seeds in Fall. Enjoy the colorful red/pink flowers, which resemble Foxglove and use the prepare seeds as one would rice or grain. Maturity in 90-120 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Native to the Andes Mountains

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