Hard to review when it hasn’t arrived
This is an excellent product. Have done a 1/2 acre. Already sprouting up. Look forward to ground cover and Spring planting
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 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. Seedlings can be sensitive to transplant shock. Do not disturb roots when transplanting, and water thoroughly. The leaves, young flowers, and seeds of Red Garnet are all edible, making it versatile for use as a cooked/raw green, a beautiful ornamental or a grain crop.
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