Amaranth-White Leaf
Amaranth-White Leaf

Amaranth-White Leaf

Brand: Whitwam Organics
Item Number: 3256-01

Regular price $3.75 On Sale

Estimated Arrival: Between Dec 02 and Dec 07. * ETA for USA only

 White Leaf Amaranth

Amaranthus mangostanus

A light green colored leafy green. Very high in iron and calcium. The leaves are tender and a bit smaller than other Amaranth varieties. It is popularly used in Japanese and Taiwanese stir fries. Also grown as a summer crop in Central FL.

Days to germination  10-20
Days to maturity 30 days
Life cycle Annual (self seeding)
Plant time Spring through Summer; harvest all summer, into early Fall
Spacing 8-12 inches
Sun Full sun to part shade
Soil temperature 70-90 degrees F
Optimum soil P.H 6.0-7.0
Height 24-36 inches
Harvest tips Harvest amaranth leaves as needed. The younger leaves are better raw and the older leaves are better cooked due to oxalates. Tip the plant for a more bushy plant. Seeds are eaten as a healthy grain. 

 White Leaf Amaranth

Amaranthus mangostanus

A light green colored leafy green. Very high in iron and calcium. The leaves are tender and a bit smaller than other Amaranth varieties. It is popularly used in Japanese and Taiwanese stir fries. Also grown as a summer crop in Central FL.

Days to germination  10-20
Days to maturity 30 days
Life cycle Annual (self seeding)
Plant time Spring through Summer; harvest all summer, into early Fall
Spacing 8-12 inches
Sun Full sun to part shade
Soil temperature 70-90 degrees F
Optimum soil P.H 6.0-7.0
Height 24-36 inches
Harvest tips Harvest amaranth leaves as needed. The younger leaves are better raw and the older leaves are better cooked due to oxalates. Tip the plant for a more bushy plant. Seeds are eaten as a healthy grain.