Grain Amaranth

Amaranthus hypochondriacus

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Standard seed packet, 450 seeds

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Grain Amaranth

Amaranthus hypochondriacus

  • Annual 100cm
  • Leaf vegetable/grain

Annual growing to 100cm. Grown for its seeds which are ground, cooked whole or popped and eaten as cereal. The leaves are also eaten raw in salads or cooked like spinach.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 6mm
When: Spring or after frost
Germination: 7-10 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Half hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 60cm
Plant Height: 100cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 95 days

(Product number: C1-18)
Seeds per gram: 400 seeds

SKU C1-18
Shipping Weight 0.0018kg
Botanical name: Amaranthus hypochondriacus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 450 seeds
Seeds per gram: 400
Photo credits:

Photo by D&S McSpadden / CC BY 2.0

Lots of seeds

By: on 21 March 2016
I have so much grain on the plants, thanks for the seeds sup cheap and super good germ rate A+

Grew really fast and really tall

By: on 21 March 2016
I didnt really know what to do with it though. Looked good and the leaves tasted okay :-)

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