Red Garnet Amaranth

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Red Garnet Amaranth is a strikingly beautiful deep crimson to maroon tropical plant with spoon-shaped to oval leaves and stunning magenta flower spikes and grain pseudocereal seeds, all are edible. Its red foliage makes a beautiful addition to your herb garden as a leaf vegetable or ornamental plant. The delicately flavored sprouts can be used as a garnish for salads in 14-20 days and young leaves can be cooked like spinach.

Species Amaranth, Red Garnet
Vegetable Size 4-8 feet tall

Days to Germinate

8-12 days

Days to Harvest

40-120

Germination Rate

85%

Test Date

6/20

Lifespan

Annual
Country of Origin

United States

Sunlight

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For

2021

 

Planting Instructions:

Plant 1/4 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring in at least 70F temperature soil. Harvest for micro-greens in 10-21 days, 30-50 days for young leaves, and 120 days for quinoa-like grains.

Within-Row Spacing 10-12 inches
Between-Row Spacing 16-18 inches


Nutrition Facts:

Organic Amaranth Grain - Gluten Free | Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods