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AMARANTH Leaf - Amaranthus gangeticus

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 205


AUD $4.10

Family: Amaranthaceae
Characteristics: Annual 100-150 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed per gram:  Approx. 1200

Amaranth makes an attractive addition to the flower bed and has the added bonus of leaves high in protein, vitamins, and minerals.

A very vigorous plant that can be cut young and are perfect for colouring up salads or used cooked like spinach.
Leaves and stems can both be eaten.

Adaptable to most soils in a sunny position. Drought resistant but frost tender.

Grow notes:

Tropical: Winter to Mid-Spring.
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Cold: Spring

Sow: 5mm deep.
For best results sow directly into the soil where they are to grow.
Germination: 7-14 days.
Plant space: 80cm
Row space: 1 metre
Maturity: 10-12 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for more vigorous plants.


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