Red Amaranth is a large, attractive plant that reaches up to 6' tall. The burgundy seed heads produce a nutritious grain that is rich in fiber, manganese, iron, and protein. Amaranth's leaves are edible, and the seeds may be sprouted and eaten as microgreens.
Attractive & Edible - Red Amaranth is a large, beautiful plant that creates lovely flowers and reaches up to 6 feet tall. It can do double duty in the garden as a decorative and edible plant, and will attract beneficial pollinators to the garden.
Grain & Greens - As an edible crop, amaranth produces both grains and greens for eating. The burgundy seed heads produce nutritious grain that is rich in fiber, manganese, iron, and protein. The leaves can be harvested to eat, being most tender at the young stage but more flavorful as they mature. Amaranth seeds are also well suited to sprouting as microgreens.
Grow Now or Later - Plant now or store for future growing seasons. Will remain viable for years if stored in a cool dry location. Each packet has instructions for saving seeds so you can perpetuate your harvest and share with others.
Easy to Grow - Seeds are packed in a beautiful paper packet with instructions for successful growing and germination in your own home garden. Getting started is simple for both beginner and experienced gardeners.
Quality Seeds - Safe, non-hybrid non-GMO heirloom seeds proudly sourced in the USA for your family to plant and grow for years to come. Open-pollinated, naturally grown and selected to ensure the best germination rates.
These seeds for planting in your family vegetable garden will help secure your family's food needs. Each package includes instructions for successful growing to help even a beginner gardener get started.