Job's tears is a tropical, 1 to 2 m tall annual grass. It is commonly found growing in many tropical areas of the world in ditches and low areas. Plants are commonly used for fodder and seeds are both consumed and used for bead craft.

Mae John

A large-seeded variety from Thailand that is grown for its edible seed.  

Small Seeded

Smaller seeds than the 'Mae John' variety, this Job's Tears is used for decorative purposes.

Mekong Mix

A soft, round, edible variety. 120 days from seed to flower. Seed coat turns gray or black when mature.

Decorative Mix

A mix of three, non-edible decorative varieties. Two varieties are thin and long and one is short and round. Used for embroidering shirts, bags, and tapestries. Can also be used for jewelry.