Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seeds at 20cm by 15 cm
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Harvest in 30-35 days from sowing
Good things take time and care
Why is my Amaranth plant not growing?
Improper growing conditions such as a growing medium deficit in nutrients or improper spacing between the plants can harm the growth of your Amaranth. Make sure you use a good growing medium when planting the seeds
Why are my seedlings falling off?
It happens due to fungal infection. To prevent this avoid over watering. And also avoid planting seeds too deep and in a crowded manner. Sow the seeds with enough space to promote air circulation around seedlings.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Low in calories and high in fibre, this leafy vegetable is packed with all the necessary nutrients your body needs to function smoothly. Regular consumption of Amaranth leaves has also been known to benefit digestion. Apart from this the Amaranth leaves have Lysine which is an essential amino acid that aids in production and consumption of calcium and promotes good hair and skin
The Amaranth is packed with essential phytonutrients and antioxidants which help in reducing inflammation in the body. The Amaranth is also very low in calories and rich in fibre. Amaranth leaves are great for anaemic patients as they are packed with iron. Apart from iron, Amaranth is also rich in Vitamin K, Vitamin B, Potassium and Calcium. The amaranth grainis also a great source of gluten - free protein.
1.On a gluten - free diet? Opt for Amaranth Flour. The Amaranth grain is rich in protein and is gluten free
2.Amaranth was the staple food for the Aztecs 6000 - 8000 years ago
3.Amaranth produces purple, red or golden flowers
Yes, the Amaranth plant is very easy to grow. It needs a well-drained soil, full sun and a warm climate
Yes, the Amaranth is a naturally gluten - free grain which is high in protein
The Amaranth will be ready for harvest about 30 - 35 days after sowing the seeds.
Regionally in India, Amaranth (Chawli Bhaji) is also known as Chawli Bhaji, Chaulai, Chauli, Harive soppu, Thotakura.
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