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Amaranth - Burgundy - Amaranthus hypochondriacus
Tender Annual Heirloom. The white seeds were an important grain in the Aztec diet. Amaranth grain is gluten free and a complete protein, meaning it contains all the essential amino acids including lysine, which is lacking in cereal grains. Grow this as a nutritious, rice-like grain, or for the bright leaves to use in salads. Amaranth is an edible landscaping star with its human height and plumed flowers.
Did You Know? Amaranth is a pseudo cereal, meaning the seed is used like a cereal grain, even though it is a broadleaf plant not a grass.
Soil Temperature: 60-90°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 5-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 6’-8’
Days to Maturity: 100 Days
Spacing After Thinning: 8"-12"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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- Useful for Ornamental
Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).