Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Edible Whole Red Amaranth

This is a unique edible amaranth widely grown in Vietnam and Southeastern Asia. The plant has red leaves, deep red stems, upright and tall type plants grow vigorously in hot weather, suitable for growing all year round in subtropical and tropical areas.

Fast growing vegetable can be harvested 30 days after sowing. Young leaves and stems can be harvested for cooking at any growing stage. Young leaves and tips are very tender and delicious, excellent for salads and stir-fry. Beautiful plants are also good for container or backyard growing as oranmental plants. Easy to grow.

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