Large attractive plants with edible leaves that produce up to 1 pound of edible nutritious seeds per plant. Easy to grow and attractive in all types of gardens. Produces giant golden orange seeds heads suitable for dried arrangements. Also known as Chinese spinach. Harvest leaves and stems for fresh eating or lightly cooked. Excellent source of carotene, iron, calcium, protein, vitamin C and minerals.
Do not cover. Amaranths seeds need light to germinate.
|Temperature (C):||20 - 25|
|Blooms:||40 - 50 days|
|Height (cm):||150 - 250|
|Spread (cm):||65 - 100|