Amaranth Seeds

Amaranth is an ancient food enjoying a newfound popularity. This traditional food plant of Africa and the Americas is a great staple with gluten-free easy to harvest edible seeds and succulent leaves that can be eaten fresh or cooked. Amaranth is also a lovely ornamental that will add a dramatic backdrop to any garden with many varieties producing deep burgundy or golden flower heads and red or green leaves.
Nutrients: protein, vitamins C and B6, riboflavin, thiamin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, iron, and calcium.
Companions: potatoes, tomatoes, onions, corn, peppers, and eggplant.
Antagonists: none known.

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