Marvel Bronze Amaranth Organic Seeds:
Striking and bold plant that grows to 7' tall.
The dried flowers are used in floral arrangements as
they hold their form and color for a very long time.
Amaranth is highly nutritious.
You can eat the leaves and stems as greens,
and the seed makes a wonderful cereal and flour.
Amaranth seeds contain complete proteins,
unusual for plants.
Some people say regular consumption
has been shown to
reduce blood pressure and cholesterol,
and the plant is high in antioxidants.
Days To Maturity:75-85
Approximately 200 seeds per packet.
Botanical Name: Paniculatus
Place seed on the surface of soil.
Sow in early spring or fall. Soil should be well drained.
Grow in full sun. Amaranth is drought tolerant.
The burgundy colored flowers produce thousands of seeds that
are appreciated by wildlife as well as people.
SAVING HEIRLOOM MARVEL BRONZE AMARANTH SEEDS:
Lay the seed heads on a cloth and dry them in the sun for two days,
bringing them in every night to avoid dampness.
Then, shake the seeds vigorously in a paper bag and then strain through
a sieve or use the wind to remove the outer shell.