Amaranth - Love Lies Bleeding *Sorry, Sold Out for 2015!*
5001 Amaranthus caudatus
(Annual. 70 days).
Amaranth is originally from South America and traditionally used as a grain. It is making something of a comeback in North America as both grain and baby green, but Love-Lies-Bleeding is really grown as an ornamental. Plants are 3' tall, with 9"- to 18"-long, velvety-red tassels. Excellent dr... more details
Amaranth - Hopi Red Dye
5034-CO Amaranthus cruentus 'Hopi Red Dye'
(Annual. 25 days for greens.)
This amaranth is actually prized for its tender baby leaves —use them to add a splash of magenta to your salad. Mature plants have deep red leaves and bright flowers, and collect nutritious black seed, which the Hopi still use to make red corn bread. Will fr... more details
Amaranth - Grain Mix *NOT AVAILABLE THIS YEAR!*
5031-LO Grain Mix (Edible leaves and seed)
Amaranthus hypochondriacusA circus of red, green and orange spires. FCT started with a cross of cereal amaranths from a friend, and they have kept adding colour. White seed can be eaten as a grain. CERTIFIED ORGANIC AND LOCALLY-GROWNGrown by la ferme coopérative Tourne-S... more details