Amaranth Seeds - Red Garnet

Amaranth Seeds - Red Garnet

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $14.69
1/4 Pound $32.59 45% Savings
1 Pound $79.79 ($4.98/ounce) 66% Savings
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  • Antioxidant filled fuchsia leaves makes wonderfully rich microgreens
  • Easy to grow, great for sprouts, greens or grains
  • Sprouts with Attractive Color
  • Excellent for Microgreens or Sprouting
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 72 to 120 inches

Flavor Profile Sweet; Nutty; Earthy; Mild
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Harvest Advantages Microgreens

About Amaranth Seeds - Red Garnet

Amaranthus tricolor

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as Joseph's Coat

Grow Heirloom Amaranthus - Plant Red Garnet Amaranth Seeds

Beautiful dark red/fuchsia blooms top large plants that can reach up to 10 feet tall! Beyond its aesthetic qualities, young leaves can be used for greens, and flower heads fill with seeds that can be toasted and eaten as grains. Because of its stunning height, seed-filled flower heads make a great source of food for goldfinches and other birds flying by. Makes a wonderfully nutritious micro-green as well!

Planting Information

Planting Amaranth Seeds - Red Garnet

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing 10 to 14 inches
Plant Height 72 to 120 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 Days, Microgreen 16 to 25 days
View our Amaranth Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 583
1 Ounce 33,055
1/4 Pound 132,220
1 Pound 528,880

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