Amaranth Mekong Red
Very useful red leafed Amaranth with broad dented leaves adding vivid colour to salad mixes. In China and Japan, Amaranth is also widely used in soups, stir-fry dishes, or steamed as a side dish, combining well with ginger, grated Radish, soy sauce and lemon, etc, to make a delicious Oriental dish. Whenever your Chinese cookbook calls for Spinach, use Amaranth. (30 days baby leaf, 50 days maturity)
Matures 50 days from direct sowing.
|OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION||DAYS TO GERMINATION||DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS||PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD||WHEN TO SOW||NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET||PREFERRED GROWING METHOD||BEST USE|
|21||7-10||8cm||Warmer Temps||2.3||1000||Direct Sow||Asian Cuisine|