GENUS: Chenopodium SPECIES: quinoa
Maximum of 5 per person
Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Hawkes Bay
Number of Seeds: 700
Description: Colorado is a dependable favorite-easy to grow, beautiful, and with great flavor. 5-6 foot plants with multicoloured seedheads and tan/gold seed.
Planting Instructions: Sow in spring into seed trays and prick out to 2.5 cm diagonal spacing. Transplant to 10 cm diagonal spacing when 6-8 cm high. Enough seed to plant 10 sqm biointensive bed.