Amaranth 'Red Army' Seeds
Grow a unique garden with amaranth 'red army' seeds, featuring deep red ornamental foliage and impressive drought tolerance. These unusual plants, grown from seeds, thrive in the summer heat and offer a nutritional powerhouse for garden enthusiasts seeking both beauty and resilience. Embrace the world of seeds and enhance your outdoor space with this striking, drought-tolerant amaranth variety.
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- Enjoyable grown as a micro-green, and is rich in nutrients.
- Thrives in the summer heat which makes it low maintenance.
- Grows fast in containers and you can be enjoying fresh steamed leaves.
when to sow
when to harvest
About Growing As A Micro Green
Micro greens are eaten fresh and raw, and the fresher the leaves are, the more vitamins and minerals they contain. To grow as a micro green sow densely on firm soil in a 10cm pot, let them grow to 10cm tall before harvesting the baby leaves for your salads.
In The Records
The genus name Amaranthus originally comes from the Greek word Auapavboc meaning "one that does not wither" or 'unfading'. Stands to reason with Amaranth's reputation for loving a heat wave.
|Features||Perfect for pots, ornamental floristry, drought resistance and micro-greens|
|Locations||Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Amaranthus 'Red Army'|
|Other Names||Calaloo, Rajgira and Lal Saag|
|Pot Size||30 cm|
|Number of Seeds||400|
|Sowing Tips||Sow seeds thinly in warm, damp well drained soil lightly covered and keep on a sunny windowsill.|
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