Red Garnet Amaranth has deep red, spoon-shaped to oval leaves. Stunning magenta flower spikes are harvested for grain and young leaves are used as a cooking green, similar to spinach. Plants grow from 4-8' tall, depending on soil quality. A popular choice for sprouting, micro-greens, or in salad mix-Red Garnet amaranth adds color to the garden and to any plate. Used as sprouts, they are ready in 7 - 15 days with a delicate flavor for sandwiches and salads. Makes a great bird attractant when the brightly colored heads are harvested after setting seeds.
Approx 150 seeds per pack