Red Garnet - Amaranth

VAH101

Regular price $3.50
/

Size
Only 2249 items in stock!

If you're looking for a strikingly beautiful food crop that supplies bountiful amounts of deep red leaves, look no further than Red Garnet Amaranth. This stunning plant also features magenta flower spikes and edible seeds, making it a versatile addition to any garden. Not to mention, the young leaves can be used fresh like spinach, while the seeds make a delicious and gluten-free grain. With a taste that's reminiscent of spinach and Swiss chard, Red Amaranth is an incredibly versatile food source that should definitely be on your radar. Excellent choice for nutrient dense micro-greens. And if you're looking for a natural red dye, the leaves of this amaranth variety will do the trick. 350mg ~ 350 seeds.

Plant seeds directly into the garden starting 1-2 weeks after average last frost date. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-75 degrees. Or, start amaranth seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before your anticipated planting date. Set transplants in the garden 1 to 2 weeks after danger of frost has passed. Amaranth seedlings can be sensitive to transplant shock. Do not disturb roots when transplanting, and water thoroughly. The leaves, young flowers and seeds are all edible.

Scientific Name: Amaranthus tricolor
Days to Maturity: 90-120
Seed Depth: Surface-1/8"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 10-14"
Row Spacing: 24-36"
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 3-5'
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)