Elana's Rojo Amaranth

Elana's Rojo Amaranth


Amaranthus hypochondriacus


Days to Maturity: 40 days leaf, 90 + for seed.


Direct sow or transplant in May, eat the leaves in your salad mix at the small stage then this stunning red flowering giant will get over 6’ tall with 3’ seed heads in September. This early maturing amaranth, originally sourced from Salt Spring Seeds, was found in Guatemala and named after the indigenous farmer growing this rare Mayan variety.


Packet contains ~ 250 seeds