These little wonders won't fill that empty stomach, but they are jam packed with good healthy things and will bring your meal up a notch. Amaranthus Red works great growing as a micro-green for a big healthy bonuses.
Red-root amaranth, redroot pigweed, red-rooted pigweed, common amaranth, pigweed amaranth, and common tumbleweed.
Pack contains enough to grow in 2x 10cm wide shallow containers.
Indoor: All year round
Germination: 4-6 days
Matures: 17 days
Sow half the packet over a 10cm container.
WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Most light conditions
Soil: Moist but well drained
Water: Mist to keep it moist
Food: Happy as it is
Great in the kitchen with the kettle and toaster
For the first two days, cover the seeds so they are in darkness to help them germinate. Place somewhere warm, on top of the fridge is a great way to start them off.
BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Snip micro greens above the soil line once they are 3-5cm tall.
MAKES FOR GREAT..
Toppings for salad, bit of zing for your stir fry.
Amaranth microgreens present a holistic fitness and well-being solution. Sounds strange? Naturally, it helps you control cholesterol, maintain a good cardiovascular health and address vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Presence of lysine and other vital amino-acids helps with repairing cells and tissues. Amaranth microgreens are a good appetite suppressant and, hence, are considered as weight-loss food too. You can buy amaranth microgreens for hair as they contain Vitamin E.