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Amaranth

Grain Amaranth

(Amaranthus hypochondriacus)

Greens rich in vitamins and minerals, leaves have less oxalic acid than spinach. Eat raw or cooked. Protein leaf and grain. Seeds have over 18% protein, higher than corn or wheat, eat popped. Hardy summer annual to 1m, don't sow deeply, scatter on top of soil and rake in. Sow after frost. 95 days. The processed products are available through Coles and Woolworths supermarkets and selected Health Food stores. The cereal can be used alone with milk, fruit, and honey, or mixed with other cereals.

Seed count: 400/g.

Available options:

Eden Seeds
Packet (350 seeds) $3.50
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Select Organic (certified ACO 10457)
Packet (300 seeds) $4.00
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Amaranth planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Feb-Nov
Subtropic:Aug-Apr
Mild:Sep-Mar
Cold/Frost:Sep-Nov
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:50
Row space cm:50-75
Depth cm:.5
Best soil temp:16-30 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:900
Rate per hectare:1.2kg
Average days to maturity:50
Seed savers needed
Edible Flowers
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