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Salvia columbariae - Chia (Seed)

Salvia columbariae - Chia (Seed)

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  • Salvia columbariae - Chia (Seed)
    • Salvia columbariae - Chia (Seed)
    • Salvia columbariae - Chia (Seed)

    Salvia columbariae - Chia (Seed)

    An annual sage with vivid blue-purple flowers. Common locally and easy to grow from seed. Seeds sown in fall require only winter rain to establish, but give transplants supplemental water for 2-4 weeks after planting.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameSalvia columbariae
    Common NameChia
    Plant TypeAnnuals
    Height by Width1ft. x 1ft.
    Flower ColorBlue, Purple, Violet, Lavender
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May, June
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeSand, fast draining
    Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
    Seeds Per Packet1380
     
    Sowing Rates
    1 oz--
    1/4 lbs--
    1/2 lbs--
    1 lbs--

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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