Red Garnet Amaranth Highlights
- Germination: 2 to 3 days
- Soak: No Need
- Harvest: 9 to 14 days
- Flavor: Sweet and earthy
- Nutrients: Vitamins C, E, & K, beta-carotene, calcium, and iron.
Amaranth is a very narrow, delicate microgreen. Red Garnet Amaranth is bursting with a robust, earthy flavor. It adds flavor and color to any dish as a fresh green.
It’s striking colors make at a great garnish or as 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.
Harvest Amaranth either in the cotyledon stage or allow it to grow and harvest when true leave form.
How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?
If you use Home Microgreen planting trays, there is no need to worry. Each seed packet has the correct number of seeds for the provided tray.
However, if you’re using a difference planting tray use the calculators in this post to figure out how many packets or grams of seeds you need.
Click This Link to use Calculators: Planting Tray and Seed Calculators