Lu Hsien Green Leaf Amaranth
90 days. Amaranthus mangostanus
Lu Hsien is high yielding, heirloom amaranth. Plants are short and sturdy with oval shaped jade green leaves.
Amaranth will tolerate hot, dry, and moist conditions but will not thrive in cold temperatures.
Can be used as a substitute for spinach.
Days to Germinate: 3-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 3-5'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Contains 100 heirloom seeds
NEW ARRIVAL for 2024
The plant can be harvested at serval stages: microgreens, 4” tall seedlings, an entire immature plant, or individual leaves off a mature plant. To obtain the seeds, wait until the flowers have died back, then cut the seed pods off and place them in a paper bag until dry. Then, separate the seeds from the chaff.