Amaranth Seeds - Calloo/Red Leaf Vegetable Amaranth
(Amaranthus tricolor) 50 days. Calloo, or Amaranth has been a staple food in Western Africa for thousands of years! It was brought to central America and the Caribbean by people taken as slaves. Calloo remains a common vegetable throughout the Caribbean. This mild tasting, super nutritious leafy green brings exquisite colour to salads and plenty of chlorophyll to strews and soups. Calloo seeds can be harvested and used as a protein rich, gluten-free grain.
Amaranth requires full Sun and does best in hot and humid conditions.
Each packet contains 300 untreated amaranth seeds.
This is a great all around heirloom amaranth variety, adaptable to any home organic garden.
You will be 100% satisfied with the quality of our Red Leaf Amaranth Seeds, especially if grown in a 100% organic garden.
Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Red Leaf Vegetable Amaranth matures in about 50 days and is an open pollinated spinach variety.