Fast growing purple amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus) often cultivated as small leaves for salads. Very similar to the Hopi Red Dye, but has somewhat stronger violet colour on the underside of the leaves when young and will not be as big as fully grown. The flavour is mild. A portion contains about 500 seeds. MOFGA-certified seed. See under Info etc. - Ecologically grown seeds.
|Latin name:||Amaranthus cruentus|
|Botanic family:||The Amaranth Family - Amaranthaceae|
|Sowing time:||Pre cultivate-april/direct-june-july|
|Sowing depth:||0,5 cm|
|Plant spacing:||5-10cm-baby leafs/20-35 cm-whole plant|
|Row spacing:||35-50 cm|
|Germination time:||5-8 days|