Amaranth- Red Leaf
- Leaf vegetable/salad green
- Can also be grown as a sprout and microgreen
This variety of Amaranth is best used as a leaf vegetable, salad green, sprout or microgreen. It has tender green/red leaves with red veins that are sweet in flavour and very popular in Asian cuisine; excellent in soups, stews and stir-fries. Fast growing. Very nutritious. Heat tolerant. Pick leaves as required or harvest whole plant at maturity. Is sometimes grown as an ornamental.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring or after frost and summer|
|Position:||Full sun, moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||45-55 days (SPROUTS: 4 days, MICROGREENS: 14-21 days)|
(Product number: E3-01-P)
Seeds per gram: 1700 seeds
|Botanical name:||Amaranthus tricolor|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||300 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||1700|
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