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Heat Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Salad Mix Component

Salad Mix Component

A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.

Red Leaf Vegetable Amaranth
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Red Leaf Vegetable AmaranthSpecialty Green Seed

516

Product ID: 516

Known as Red Calaloo in the Caribbean.

Medium green, oval to heart-shaped leaves are overlaid with burgundy red. Comparable to spinach in flavor. Often used in soups. Sow thinly, 12-15 seeds/ft., 1/8- 1/4" deep, in warm 70°F (21°C) soil. Thin to 6" apart. Pick individual leaves; pinch off terminal buds to encourage branching. Avg. 47,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 500 seeds.

Product Price Qty
516Packet  $3.95 
5161 Ounce  $14.35 
5161/4 Pound  $35.75 
5161 Pound  $119.15 
5165 Pounds  $542.25 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   50

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

Product Symbols:

Heat Tolerant   Salad Mix Component  

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Growing Information

Vegetable Amaranth

CULTURE: Easy to grow. Vegetable Amaranth performs best in hot, humid weather. For full-size leaves, direct seed 12-15 seeds/ft. in warm 70°F (21°C) soil, covering 1/8- 1/4"; thin to 6" apart. For baby leaf, sow 60 seeds/ft. in a 2-4" band.

DISEASES AND PESTS:
Prevent disease with crop rotation and sanitation.

HARVEST:
Start harvesting leaves when plants are at least 1' tall. The plants will continue to produce young, edible leaves. Pick individual leaves; pinch off terminal buds to encourage branching.

AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE:
1,600'/oz., 26,000'/lb., 1.2 lb./acre at 15 seeds/ft. in rows 18" apart.

SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 46,000 seeds.

PACKET:
500 seeds sows 32'.


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