50 day. Amaranth is a very versatile green and grain. Red Garnet has medium green leaves with a red overlay that is more pronounced in warm climates. The shoots can be added to a salad and the greens cooked like spinach. Its flowers are beautiful and the grains can be harvested and used similarly to rice or corn.
Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.
Planting Depth: 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing: 10-12 inches
Row Spacing: 18-24 inches
Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost or direct seed after all danger of frost has passed.