Amaranth

comments (3) February 19th, 2009 in Gallery

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Amaranth

Photo: Krista Hicks Benson

I loved amaranth as an ornamental long before I knew its young leaves could be eaten like spinach...


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Kate_Frank writes: Please do! I'd love to know what the yield is and if it's worth it to grow them for grain. I am excited to see your pics and hope you post them in the gallery...
Posted: 11:15 am on March 7th
totoro writes: You can also grow amaranth as a grain plant and a natural dye plant. I'm growing Red Leaf Amaranth this year - my first time growing any amaranth. It was listed under "greens" but I'm going to try harvesting the seeds for grain as well. I'll have to let you know how it turns out in the fall.
Posted: 11:56 am on March 6th
totoro writes: You can also grow amaranth as a grain plant and a natural dye plant. I'm growing Red Leaf Amaranth this year - my first time growing any amaranth. It was listed under "greens" but I'm going to try harvesting the seeds for grain as well. I'll have to let you know how it turns out in the fall.
Posted: 11:55 am on March 6th
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