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Amaranthus tricolor

Family: Amaranthaceae

Characteristics: Annual 60-100 cm

Seeds per packet: 100

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Native to tropical America; an intensely red coloured amaranth that make an attractive addition to the flower bed and has the added bonus with leaves high in protein, vitamins and minerals. Very vigorous plant that can be cut young and are perfect for colouring up salads or used like spinach. Stems can also be cooked.

Adaptable to most soils in a sunny position. It is drought resistant but frost tender.

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