Red arun (Amaranthus)

Amaranthus viridis


Thandukeerai leaves have a deep red colour which makes this variety an excellent choice in cuisines all over. The leaves have a mild nutty flavour and are used amply in pita stuffings, stews, and curries. They are also a great source of Vitamins A, K, and C, folate, and antioxidants. So why wait? get your red amaranthus today.

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How to sow:

– Prepare the soil in your garden bed by loosening it with a spade or tiller.
– Create furrows in the soil about 1/4 inch deep and space them about 2-3 inches apart.
– Sow the seeds in the furrows and lightly cover them with soil.
– Water the area well and keep the soil moist until the seeds germinate.
– In 7-10 days the seeds should germinate.
– Once the seedlings have emerged, you can thin them out so that they are spaced about 6-8 inches apart.
– It takes 30 – 35 days to harvest

Common Name: Amaranthus
Botanical Name: Amaranthus cruentus
Maximum growth dimensions: approximately around 3 inches.
Light: Partial sun to full sun
Temperature: 28-30℃
Planting season: February – March , June – July
Edible parts: leaves
Soil Type: well-draining loamy soil that is not too compact.
Watering frequency: Keep the soil evenly moist with light watering.
Bloom time: 25 – 30 days after germination
Flower Colour: N/a
Toxicity: Non-toxic
Difficulty level: Easy to grow

Weight 0.01 kg
Dimensions 12.5 × 9.4 cm

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