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Chia

Black Seed

Also increasingly used in home cooking. Useful gel from soaked seeds is a food thickener to replace fat, increase fibre whilst reducing calories. Useful in salad dressings, yoghurt, dips and spreads. Does not effect the natural taste and flavours.

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Eden Seeds
Packet (12000 seeds) $3.70
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Select Organic (certified ACO 10457)
Packet (12000 seeds) $4.20
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General information:

Chia

Salvia rhyacophila

Annual to 1.5m. Tremendous energy food, benefits health and vitality. Leaves as salad or tea. Seeds rich in minerals, vitamins A, Bs, D; 30% protein. Seeds soaked in water is excellent thirst quencher. Natural enzyme acts as catalyst for protein. Regarded as a survival food. Useful forage plant. Use as sprouts in salad. Sow spring, summer. 120 days.

1100 seeds per gram
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:30-45
Row space cm:80-90
Depth cm:0.3-0.5
Best soil temp:18-25 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:1100
Average days to maturity:110
Seed savers needed
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
There are no shipping
restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Chia seed count is 1100 seeds per gram. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.

  

 

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