Red Leaf Amaranth

$ 4.00 

Red Leaf Amaranth
Red Leaf Amaranth
Red Leaf Amaranth
Red Leaf Amaranth

Red Leaf Amaranth
Amaranthus Tricolor

days to maturity: 50 days
plant spacing: 2 plants per square foot
sunlight requirements: 6 -14 hours
look out for: cutworms and weevils
harvest notes: harvest regularly and trim back to keep it from flowering.
annual

Amaranth is for sure the easiest green leafy vegetable to grow in Miamis tropical summer. A popular green vegetable in many countries, including many islands of the Caribbean where this plant is famous for Calaloo Seafood Soup. Bright red, variegated, or green leaves are great in stews, stir-fries and soups, having a tangy, spinach-like flavor. Easy to grow in warm weather. Young tender leaves can be eaten raw, older leaves should be cooked. Best used before it flowers, responds well to being heavily trimmed and harvested.