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AMARANTHUS tricolor - Red Calaloo

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 753

AUD $4.00

Family: Amaranthaceae
Characteristics: Annual 100 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed per Gram: Approx. 1400

An attractive red on-green leaf Amaranth that is primarily grown for its tender edible young leaves that are high in protein, vitamins, and minerals.
An ideal substitute during the summer months for spinach and kale.

An easy plant to grow that also makes an attractive ornamental in the flower garden.

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 stronger plants.

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

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