Heirloom

Amaranth Mekong Red

NZ $3.95

Description

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.

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6005

Amaranthus tricolor

Information

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-icon 8cm Warmer Temps 2.3 1000 Direct Sow-icon Direct Sow Asian Cuisine-icon Asian Cuisine

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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