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Amaranth Seeds

Amaranth seeds grow into a beautiful, resilient, and vibrant plant. They produce a nutritious pseudo-grain rich in fiber, manganese, iron, and protein. Amaranth's leaves are edible and can be eaten as a green leafy vegetable. The seeds can be sprouted and eaten as microgreens. This crop adapts well to various conditions, flourishing in full sun. Amaranth is very adaptable to poor soil types. Grown as an annual, it offers grains that serve as a gluten-free alternative to wheat. Its blooms are also often used as cut flowers and are attractive to pollinators.

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Amaranth: A Powerhouse Plant for the Survival Gardener

Survival Garden Seeds offers a selection of quality amaranth seeds for planting. Cultivate gorgeous plants grown from red amaranth seeds or microgreens for a vitamin boost! These seeds are chosen for their robust growth and will be satisfying to care for.

Growing Amaranth Seeds in Your Garden

  • Nutrient-dense grains
  • Ornamental beauty
  • Heirloom, non-GMO seeds
  • Drought-tolerant and low-maintenance


Amaranth has long been cultivated in the Americas and Africa. Its edible seeds and leaves make it a versatile plant - used in salads or as a grain. Amaranth thrives in USDA hardiness zones 2 to 11, showcasing adaptability to different environmental habitats. Its rapid growth and easy cultivation make it an ideal choice for those who have just started gardening.


Sow amaranth seeds directly in the garden when the soil has warmed. Find a sunny location for your amaranth plants. They should be planted about 1/4 inch deep, spacing plants 6-18” inches apart. Amaranth grows in various soil types—even poor quality. Its drought tolerance makes it a good choice for water-wise gardens.


Amaranth requires little care and doesn’t need fertilization. It benefits from regular watering during prolonged dry periods, but it is quite drought-tolerant. The plant can reach over six feet in height. It may need support from wind, especially when in full bloom or seed production. Harvesting of grains is done when they are dry, while of leaves when they are young.

Explore our Amaranth seeds for sale and find the variety best suited to your gardening and nutritional needs! Cultivate a plant that will beautify your outdoor space and feed your family in a variety of ways.

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