Amaranth - Hopi Red Dye

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20-30 days. Will frost kill.

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.
~1,500 seeds

NEW FOR 2014!

Grown by la ferme coopérative Tourne-Sol in Les Cèdres, QC.

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