Vegetable Description: The beautiful foliage and blooms of Red Garnet Amaranth will be a great addition to your garden! Green foliage show its red highlights best in hot conditions. Delicately flavored sprouts can be used as a garnish for your salads and can be harvested in 15 to 30 days. Young leaves can be cooked like spinach. Or, if you wish to attract birds to your garden, let this variety go to seed, and your feathered friends will enjoy a feast! Average water needs.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Amaranthus tricolor
Other Common Names: Amaranthus tricolor 'New Garnet Red', Summer Poinsettia, Joseph's Coat, Tampala, Chinese Spinach, Vegetable Amaranth, Een Choy
Vegetable Duration: Perennial
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 50
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 41600
Vegetable Height: 36” to 48”
Vegetable Spacing: 24” to 36”
Vegetable Planting: Sow seeds indoors before last frost, or direct sow seeds outside after last frost. Plant seeds just under soil surface, and water.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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