1/2 g. Huizontle seeds, Chenopodium quinoa, Mexican green
When to Sow: Spring
Ease of Germination: Easy
Versatile Mexican vegetable green. Flower clusters can be steamed like broccoli or fried in egg batter with mozzarella cheese. Young leaves are a mild spinach substitute especially for those who must avoid the calcium-sequestering oxalic acid in most spinach.