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Peppermint Quinoa organic

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This variety grows to nearly 2m tall, and produces white panicles and seeds with some of them slightly brown. This variety resists wet weather panicle sprouting. Harvest when leaves have dried. This variety is an OSSI pledged variety bred by Frank Morton. Organic seeds.

OSSI is working to maintain fair and open access to plant genetic diversity worldwide and ensuring freedom to use these resources for farmers, gardeners, breeders, and communities of this and future generations. Free the Seed!

The OSSI Pledge

You have the freedom to use these OSSI- Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this Pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives.

Scientific Name: Chenopodium quinoa

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 19C

Germination time in days: 4-21 Days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: well drained, fertile

Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors from march to May and transplant out when it has two true leaves and the plants are 10 to 15 cm high, after the last frosts. 50cm. Sow directly outdoors from April to June. Thin out the rows. A few days of cold stratification is advised to break the seeds dormancy.