Canihua (Chenopodium pallidicaule, kaniwa) 100 / 1000 / 10000 PCS fresh seeds

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Canihua (lat. Chenopodium pallidicaule, kaniwa)

An annual herbaceous plant, 20-60 cm high.

It blooms with small flowers without petals, from July to October. The same plant has both male and female flowers. Pollination occurs by wind.

The fruits are small, brown or black, with a diameter of 0.5 to 1.5 mm.

Canihua leaves are used like spinach. The raw leaves should be consumed only in small quantities. Young leaves contain up to 30% protein by dry weight.
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