Seed Freaks - Amaranth - Red
Flowers & Trees
Seed Freaks – Amaranth – Red
AMARANTH – RED
Long red spires of seed head packed with highly nutritious black seed.
Has similar uses to chia seed, add to salads and breads.
The young leaves can be used in salads.
A beautiful and edible addition to the garden.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP, OCT, NOV
Temperate: AUG – APR
Sub – Tropical: AUG – MAY
Tropical: MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG
Arid: AUG – APR
PH 6 -7
A fine tilth required for good seed germination.
Direct sow preferable- 5mm deep spacing 15cm apart.
Requires early weed maintenance to grow well as it can be slow to start and be out-competed
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 250 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN