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Amaranth - Red Garnet (seeds)
  • Amaranth - Red Garnet (seeds)

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     Amaranth ‘Red Garnet’ is a strikingly beautiful plant that serves as both a vegetable and an ornamental. Here are some details about it:

    Description: Amaranth ‘Red Garnet’ (Amaranthus hybridus) belongs to the Amaranth tricolor species. It boasts deep, intense crimson-red coloring, making it a visually stunning addition to your garden. Although it’s an annual plant, it can quickly reach up to 1.6 meters (approximately 5 feet) in height, creating a striking display.


    Young Leaves: The young leaves of Red Garnet amaranth are a colorful addition to salads and can be used as a substitute for spinach.

    Mature Leaves: As the plant matures, its leaves turn a dramatic burgundy color, making it an attractive ornamental.

    Seeds: The sprays of seeds are edible and can be used as a gluten-free grain, similar to quinoa. They can be eaten raw, sprouted, toasted, roasted, or ground into flour for baking.

    Growing Conditions:

    Hardiness: Red Garnet amaranth is tender and thrives in warm to hot conditions.

    Light: It requires a minimum of 6 hours of sunlight daily.

    Water: Moderate watering is sufficient.

    Feeder: It has moderate nutrient requirements.

    Suitability: Drought-tolerant and heat-resistant, but it needs ample space to grow.

    Harvest: You can harvest the young leaves for salads or let the plant go to seed for grain.

    Red Garnet amaranth is not only edible but also a feast for the eyes. Whether you’re growing it for its vibrant leaves or its seeds, it’s a delightful addition to any garden!

    • Seeds Per Pack

      Single Pack: approx 75

      Large Pack: approx  500

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