Burgandy Amaranth is a tall, showy annual that is cherished by kitchen gardners as both an edible and ornamental as the dark purple leaves provide stunning contrast both in the garden and on the plate. Readily self-seeds.
CROP SIZE AT HARVEST: 3"
CROP YIELD PER PLANT:
COLOR AT HARVEST: Purple
The leaves can be eaten raw or as a sautee green and the protein-rich seeds can be cooked, ground into flour or popped like popcorn!
The Mediterranean climate is characterized by warm dry summers and mild, wet winters. As a result, areas with this climate receive almost all of their precipitation during their winter, autumn and spring seasons, and may go anywhere from 4 to 6 months during the summer without having any significant precipitation.