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Red Garnet Amaranth Seed

$1.69$16.99

Red Garnet Amaranth is bursting with a robust earthy flavor and striking color to any dish or salad.
Home Microgreens seed packet weighs 1.1 grams
The 1010-tray seed packet weighs 2.9 grams.

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Seed for HM Tray$1.69
Seed for 1010 Tray$2.19
By the Ounce$6.99
1/4-lb Bag$16.99

Red Garnet Amaranth Seed Highlights

  • Germination: 2 to 3 days
  • Soak: No Need
  • Harvest: 10 to 24 days
  • Flavor: Sweet and earthy
  • Nutrients: Vitamins C, E, & K, beta-carotene, calcium, and iron.

Red Garnet Amaranth is a thin, delicate microgreen that bursts with a robust, earthy flavor.

Its striking colors make it a great garnish or an addition to any salad.

Amaranth prefers warm growing conditions, so find a warm spot for germination and growth. A seed heating mat helps germination and speeds up maturity.

Be careful not to overwater Amaranth.

You can harvest Amaranth in the cotyledon stage or grow and harvest when true leave form.

Red Garnet Amaranth Seed Package Sizes

  • Home Microgreens tray seed packet weighs 1.1 grams (1,400 seeds).
  • 10- by 10-inch tray packet weighs 2.9 grams.
  • Also, we sell Red Garnet Amaranth by the ounce.

An ounce of Red Garnet Amaranth seed contains approximately 37,300 seeds.

How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?

There’s no need to worry if you use Home Microgreen planting trays or 1010 trays. Each seed packet has the correct number of seeds for a perfect tray of Red Garnet Amaranth.

The seeding area of a Home Microgreen Tray is 37.5 square inches.

However, if you’re using a different planting tray, use the calculator in the article below to figure out how much seed you need.

Click this link to use the calculator: Home Microgreens Seed Density Calculator.

Seeding Density

Seeding Density for Red Garnet Amaranth

By Weight

Home Microgreens Tray: 1.1 grams

1010 Tray: 2.9 grams

1020 Tray: 5.9 grams

By Measuring Spoon

Home Microgreens Tray: 0.3 teaspoons

1010 Tray: 0.7 teaspoons

1020 Tray: 1.4 teaspoons

All volumetric measurements are level, not heaping spoons.

These are my recommended seeding densities to produce a great-looking tray of Red Garnet Amaranth microgreens.

I like to allow microgreen leaves to develop to a larger size as they provide more nutrition & flavor than producing smaller leaves and stems.

Microgreen density depends on many environmental factors and seed germination percentages.

You may prefer to modify the seeding density, but my seeding densities are a great starting point if nothing else.

Check out the Home Microgreens Seed Density Course if you have a different size tray.

Conversions

28.35 grams equals 1 ounce.

Three teaspoons equal 1 Tablespoon

Four Tablespoons equal 1/4 cup

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