Organic Burgundy Amaranth, Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Light: Full Sun
Plant Height: 6-8"
Plant Width:   
Seedling Depth: 1/8-1/4"
Days to Maturity: 50 days
When to Sow:
Best planted after the summer solstice for fall harvest.
Plant Spacing:       4-8” ; thin to 6”
Row Spacing:        12-18”
Seeding Rate:       12-45 seeds/ft.
Harvest individual leaves when plants reach 8” tall. Pinch off terminal buds to encourage branching and leaf development.  Seeds can also be harvested for use as a grain.
Special Features:
Great micro-greens to use in salad mix; deep red cotyledons; maroon plumes with white seed that is edible and tasty. Amaranth is a tender annual that thrives in the heat of the summer. Young leaves are tender and nutritious and have a delicate flavor when used for salad greens, braising greens or a refined garnish..
Approx.  seeds per package.

  Arugula (3)
  Asian Greens (6)
  Baby Lettuce (20)
  Beet Greens (3)
  Brassicas (2)
  Chard (6)
  Collards (1)
  Eggplant (1)
  Endive (1)
  Escarole (1)
  Kale (1)
  Mustard Greens (7)
  Salad Mixes (1)
  Specialty Greens (3)
  Squash (3)
  Turnip (2)
  Upland Cress (1)
  Watermelon (3)
  Zucchini (1)