Organic Hopi Red Dye Amaranth


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Domesticated 6,000 years ago in Mexico and traded north into the Hopi lands, this beautiful amaranth produces extravagant dangling flower panicles all summer. Tiny black high-protein seeds were traditionally popped for eating. Young leaves can be added to salads and stir-fries. The entire plant is deep red; dried leaves and flower heads make a gorgeous food coloring.

See also: Copperhead Amaranth and Opopeo Amaranth in the Grains section.

Latin name: Amaranthus cruentus
Approx. 100 seeds per packet
Grown in Potter Valley,Mendocino County, California
Certified Organic by CCOF
Open-pollinated, non-GMO

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great service - seeds came up and growing strong - love the color!

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