Chipilín

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Chipilín

4.00

Traditional spinach-like plant of Guatemala, called Muuch’ in the Achi Maya language. Leaves are added to tamales, beans or rice. It is high in Iron, vitamin A and C.

Epic Origin:  Cecilia Manuel, Panacal Guatemala

 

Planting Instructions:  Direct seed to garden after all danger of frost. Thin plants to 8 to 10 inches apart. Tops can be pinched to produce a bushier plant.  

Sow:  May-August

Germinate: 15-20 days

Water: Moist

Harvest: 60 days

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