Amaranth, Hopi Red Dye (Amaranthus cruentus), packet of 100 seeds, organic
Family: Amaranth (Amaranthaceae)
Annual. 40 days to edible greens
As a young green, colorful and tasty–a nice addition to any good salad. Traditionally, the highly colored flower bracts are used to color cornbread and piki bread. Mature plant produces showy, thickly flowered tops. Direct seed in summer garden. Thin to 1 foot apart.
100 seeds/pkt Certified Organically Grown