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Amaranthus Seeds - Edible Green Leaf

Amaranthus Seeds - Edible Green Leaf

(Amaranthus mangostanus)

Amaranth is a great companion plant to a lot of vegetables and improves the soil health. It is a hardy annual that grows to 1.5 metres. Their leaves and stems are used like spinach and are low in oxalic acid.  Amaranth flower heads are attractive red in colour.  Also known as pigweed is another great dynamic accumulator. Harvest amaranth leaves at young stage.

Learn more with this article: The Hidden Benefits of Growing Amaranth in Your Garden


How To Sow

So direct in garden and spread lightly. Broadcast in rows, space rows 30cm apart.

When To Sow

Spring to Autumn

Where to Sow

Full sun in well drained soil.

Seeds per Packet

400+ seeds

Seed Germination Period

7 to 10 days

Companion Plants

It grows well with corn, onions, pepper and eggplant. It helps tomatoes to be more resistant to harmful insects and also helps potatoes yield more abundantly. It also helps loosen soil for root vegetables such as beets, carrots and radishes.

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