Quinoa Seeds - French Vanilla

(Chenopodium quinoa) Annual. 100 days.

Growing your own protein is a very exciting thing and French Vanilla Quinoa provides that satisfaction! It's named after its ice cream cone shaped seed heads, with blushing creamy tones. French Vanilla Quinoa is a prized variety, as it ripens uniformly, making harvest for grain much simpler. Be sure to eat their leaves too, both raw or cooked all summer long! 

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Growth Habit: Upright growth to 6-7 feet height, with long draping flower clusters

Sun Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Preference: Well drained, fertile soil

When to Plant: Direct seed in Spring, after risk of frost has passed

How to Plant: Direct sow seeds ¼” deep. Seeds should germinate in 10-16 days. Thin seedlings to 1 feet apart. 

When to Harvest: Harvest after seeds change from green to cream and pinks.

How to Harvest:  Cut stems with seeds heads and bundle them to dry indoors in a dry, dark space. You can knock the bundles inside of paper bags to easily gather seeds as they fall, then separate the yummy seeds from the papery chaff. 

Uses: Edible, both baby leaves and dried seed, a nutrient dense grain, high in protein and gluten free. 
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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia, Canada.

French Vanilla Quinoa Seeds mature in about 100 days and is an open pollinated quinoa variety.


  • $3.99



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