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HUAUZONTLE

Huauzontle is a sister plant to Quinoa.

Quinoa is mostly grown for the
grain with Huauzontle the flower heads

are eaten in the same way one would eat Broccoli.
The leaves are also eaten like Spinach In
Mexico
the flower heads are often battered and eaten with
a stick of cheese cooked into the batter The leaves
can also be used as a spinach

This plant deserves to be grown in most home gardens

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Chenopodium nuttalliae

Huauzontle is a sister plant to Quinoa and a native
of Mexico. With Quinoa it is mostly grown for the
grain but with Huauzontle it is the flower heads that
are eaten in the same way one would eat Broccoli.
The leaves are also eaten like Spinach. In Mexico
the flower heads are often battered and eaten with
a stick of cheese cooked into the batter. The leaves
can also be used as a spinach. The plant grows
about 70cm tall. The plant flowers from Jan to May
and sets seed from Feb to May. It grows in nearly
all parts of Australia and tolerates most soil
conditions. It can be started indoors where necessary
It requires warm weather to germinate and should
not be planted until all frosts have passed. Once it
has been established it is quite drought hardy.
Sow after last frost when soil is 20C.
Liquid fertilse every two weeks or as required.
This plant deserves to be grown in most home gardens.

150  seeds

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