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Quinoa is a broad-leaved annual crop for cool seasons and higher altitudes in the tropics. The grain is a nutritious pseudo-cereal which is eaten boiled, toasted or ground into flour, and the leaves are eaten fresh or cooked.

Colorado 407

Developed at Colorado State University from Chilean races. This day-neutral variety has been a top producer at ECHO Florida. It has small, yellow-colored seed. The plants can grow to a height of nearly 2 m.


 Green stem, leaves and flowers covered with a soft, white fuzz. Tan colored seeds.