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. Also known as "Vegetable Amaranth"
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring or after frost and summer|
|Germination:||7-10 days @ 20-25°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Half hardy Annual|
|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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