Red Amaranth plants can grow up to 2 metres tall with stunning fushia coloured foliage. The young leaves are delicious and add vibrancy when added to salads. Mature leaves should be cooked simliar to silverbeet and spinach.
Red Amaranth is favoured in Chinese and Vietmanese stir fries for flavour, nutrients and vibrant colour.
Amaranth are a superior source of carotene, iron, calcium, protein, vitamin C and trace elements.
The flowers are feathery and produce edible seeds.
Amaranth is very easy to grow and will fill your summer garden with a riot of colour.
It's a heat loving plant and will love a sunny spot in your garden.
Free draining, rich soil.