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Amaranth Red Garnet

Reference:
Amaranthus tricolor

A tall, beautiful, and edible plant that is easy to grow requires little maintenance and is drought tolerant. Use in salads, cook as greens, or grow for the seed heads to make flour or popcorn. Sprouts for microgreens are ready in 15-30 days. It grows well in the heat, which intensifies the color.

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Amaranthus tricolor

Data sheet

Zones:
Annual grow in all zones, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Cycle:
Annual
Light:
Full Sun, Full Sun / Partial Shade
Water Needs:
Low, Low/Moderate
Soil Type:
ALL Tolerant of most soils, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Color:
Red
Growth Rate:
Fast, Moderate/Fast
Maturity (Vegetables Only):
10 - 30 Days (Microgreens Only), 80 - 85 Days
Height:
h: Up to 4 Feet
Edible:
Yes
Special Features:
Birds and Hummingbirds
Warnings:
None
Evergreen
No
Growing Instructions:
Scatter seeds in spring or fall into well dug, finely raked and weeded soil. Gently press or rake the seeds in burying them no deeper than 1/8". Keep moist until established. Can be grown as microgreens.

Specific References

upc
810071360060
mpn
ECSARG6X
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