- 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 gardening projects, ie: Chia pets or fairy gardens.
Seeds per gram: 750
Product code: X-044-P
Best Months to Plant
|Method||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|Season||Spring and summer|
|Germination||1-4 days @ 20-22°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle||Frost tender Annual|
|Position||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days Until Maturity||120 days|
How To Grow
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Ratings & Reviews
love itI grow this to fill the barren spots and corners. it grows quick and easy I just love it.
Suitable to sow in NovemberCool Climates Temperate Climates Sub-Tropical Climates Tropical Climates Arid Climates Not sure which climate?
Suitable to sow in NovemberTemperate Climates Sub-Tropical Climates Tropical Climates Arid Climates Not sure which climate?
Suitable to sow in NovemberCool Climates Temperate Climates Not sure which climate?
Suitable to sow in NovemberCool Climates Temperate Climates Sub-Tropical Climates Arid Climates Not sure which climate?