(Amaranthus sp.) Direct seed or set young, growing amaranth transplants after danger of frost, in rich soil and full sun. Space 2-3 feet apart. Drought tolerant, but more productive with adequate moisture. Harvest young leaves for greens all summer long. Amaranth seeds mature over a long period, so must be collected several times for best production; or, cut and hang upside-down indoors, collecting seeds on a tarp as they fall. (Some threshing may be necessary.) This crop is easy to grow, quite colorful and makes delicious greens and grain. A good ornamental plant for landscaping.
NEW! We loved growing and cooking this delicious variety from the Democratic...
Incandescent crimson foliage, angular and re-curved, eventually morphing...
This heirloom was brought to the USA from Germany
in the 1880’s and so...
Attractive golden-colored flower heads produce up to 1 lb of white seed...
A popular green vegetable in many countries, including many islands of...
Originally grown as a dye plant by the southwestern Hopi Nation, this variety...
A beautiful red amaranth from the Indian state of Kerala, where amaranth...
A wonderful green version of the lovely “Love- Lies-Bleeding” with long...
60 days. Tall, 3’- 4’ plants are covered with very long rope-like
Traditional grain type from southern Mexico. (“Mercado” means market in...
This variety is a good producer of green leaves. Popular in Asia eaten...
Simply stunning, this old favorite produces leaves that are
A superb new type that makes a glorious focal point.
The three-foot flower...
60 days. Beautiful, large, red, upright flower spikes and
Ornamental 6- to 8-foot tall plants produce giant, golden orange
Incredible range of foliage colors really lights up the
garden! This is...
Similar to our Green Calaloo, being likewise used as greens
in the Caribbean...
Four-foot spires in burgundy-red, very upright and
A popular plant that is grown in Thailand, used as a salad and cooking...
2-5 feet tall. Stunning contrast between the dark green
lower leaves and...