Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Garnet Red Amaranth Greens

Days to Maturity: 50 Days Salad Size

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Beautiful fuchsia colored greens with delicious earthy flavor and light texture.

This dynamic green is perfect for microgreens, salad greens, and as a cut flower. As an edible green, the leaves are tender and striking with colors unlike most other specialty greens.The flavor is mild and perfect for pairing with other fresh and cooking greens or combined in a saute. This versatile green is sure to become a favorite for its outstanding taste and style. 37,000 seeds/oz.

  • Easy to grow
  • Edible and ornamental
  • Open-Pollinated

32.1-33.7M (33M avg) seeds/oz, 515-540M (527M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. ~1/32 oz approx. 1,000 seeds.

Direct Seeding Rate:

12 seeds/foot in rows 12-18" apart, thin to 8". Transplants: 4-8" apart in rows 12-18" apart.

Cultural Info

Specialty greens are cold hardy and fast growing leafy plants. Days to maturity are from direct seeding, except for chicories (endive, escarole, puntarelle, radicchio,) where days to maturity are from transplant.

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