Amount 400 seeds
Germination approx. 7 -14 days at 18 ° C, with light
Red Amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus)
This species of red Amaranthus is also called "Red Army - is used by chefs as baby salad leaf. The adult plant can be used boiled as spinach. In the kitchen it is used not only for the touch of red color of its leaves but also for its high content of vitamins and minerals.
Originally, Amaranthus cruentus comes from the Andes in South America, the seeds (like millet) are used as grain there. Its use for coloring food is also interesting.
Planted in the garden, this decorative plant reaches heights of up to 1.50 m. Amaranth also called red fox tail is an annual crop plant.