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Characteristics: Annual 100 cm
Seeds per packet: Approx 200
An attractive red on green leaf Amaranth that is primarily grown for it 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.
Tropical: Winter to Mid-Spring.
Temperate: Late Winter to Early-Summer.
Sow: 5mm deep.
For best results sow directly into 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.