Chia- Black

Salvia Hispanica Open Pollinated

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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 gardening projects, ie: Chia pets or fairy gardens.

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

Best Months to Plant
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
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 Annual
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 150cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days

How To Grow



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Ratings & Reviews

love it

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