Red Amaranth Heirloom Seeds

$5.49 AUD

A beautiful red flower that thrives in any climate, Amaranth is a crop that has been used as a food staple and a beautiful ornamental plant for centuries. Amaranth is a food staple in Central America. The Amaranth flower has bright red flowers and some varieties have blue or purple flowers. Botanical name: Amaranthus tricolor.

  • Nutritious, edible leaves & grain
  • Mild, spinach-like flavor
  • Ornamental flowers attract bees
  • Grow as microgreens, sprouts, and salad baby leaves
  • Vibrant, crimson red leaves & grain.

SEEDS VARIETY

  • Open-pollinated, heirloom variety.
  • No GMOs and no chemical treatment.
  • Seeds per gram: 1000

STORE IN A COOL DRY PLACE, THE BEST IN AN AIRTIGHT CONTAINER IN THE FRIDGE.

No shipping to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.

For larger quantities, please send us an email for a custom quote

  • Row Spacing: 50 - 75 cm
  • Plant Spacing: 50 cm
  • Sowing depth: 0.5 cm
  • Germination Soil Temperature: 24 °C
  • Germination Days: 5 - 10 days (suitable for baby leaf between 20 – 30 days)
  • Days to Maturity: 30 - 40 days
  • Planting Season: Spring and Summer
  • Position: Full sun. Rich, well-drained soil
  • Life Cycle: Annual

Seed Quality Guarrantee

For a period of three months following the date of purchase, Planting Organics guarantees excellent germination rates for all of its seeds. We provide a money-back guarantee (or replacement) for properly maintained seeds. Please keep your seeds in a cold, dry area to ensure their vitality. It is advised that you keep your seeds in your refrigerator or closed cupboard in an airtight container or jar with added rice that absorbs the moisture.