Chia- Black

Salvia Hispanica

Standard seed packet, 2000 seeds (~3g)

$1.25
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Description

Chia- Black

Salvia hispanica

  • Fast growing
  • Sprouts and microgreens
  • Very nutritious

Annual flowering plant growing to 150cm. Plants are upright with green leaves and produce clusters of white or purple flowers followed by masses of edible seeds.  Native to Mexico and Guatemala.  Most commonly grown for it's edible seeds which are very nutritious and have numerous culinary uses; can be used raw, soaked or cooked. If growing to maturity Chia is best grown in warm climates. Also known as Mexican Chia.

Chia can also be grown as a sprout(4 days) or microgreen(10-15 days) in any climate.

Because of it's fast germination and rapid growth Chia is also often used in ornamental or novelty grow kits, ie: Chia pets or fairy gardens.

Seeds per gram: 750
Product code: X-044-P

Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 3mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 1-4 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender
Plant Height 150cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days

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Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
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Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

Ratings & Reviews

love it

I grow this to fill the barren spots and corners. it grows quick and easy I just love it.
3 February 2019