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  • Chia


    (Salvia rhyacophila) - Certified Organic Seed is Grown at Greenpatch Organic Seeds

    Chia is a hardy annual to 1.5 metres, leaves used in salads, seeds for sprouts. Seeds rich in vitamins and protein, forage plant. Whole plant regarded as survival food. Use organic chia seed for eating or sowing. Chia is well known for its superfood qualities and it is easy to grow to save your own chia for eating.

    How to Grow

    Chia is easy to grow handling a range of soil conditions and climate types. Sow direct into the garden, cover seed with 3mm of soil and keep moist until germinated in 2-3 weeks. Thin out to the strongest plant spacing approximately 40cm apart. Plants will flower late summer providing a lovely display and nectar for bees. 

    Sow Spring-Summer

    Sow direct into the garden

    Seed packet contains 100 seeds

    90 days to maturity

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    Use young leaves fresh in salads. Allow flower heads to dry then harvest seeds and store for use as chia seeds in mueslies, desserts etc.