Red Garnet Amaranth 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, but it’s bursting with a robust, earthy flavor.
Its striking colors make it 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.
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.