WK Johnsons Amaranthus Callaloo (Mexico) SeedsPurchase Online
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A favourite vegetable throughout the Caribbean. The highly nutritious leaves can be cooked similarly to spinach and the young leaves can be used in salads. Amaranth is hardy and can cope with heat and dry conditions much better than other leafy greens.
CAN BE USED IN:
STEW – STIR FRY – STEAM – SALADS
When: Spring to early Summer. All year in tropical regions.
Where: Sunny position, direct where they are to grow.
How: Sow thinly to 6mm (¼in) deep and cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist.
Care: Water regularly and keep weed-free. Mulch well to protect shallow roots.
Harvest: 4 -6 weeks from sowing