Edible amaranth is also called Chinese Spinach or yin choi. Dark burgundy stems and fuchsia-red tinged green leaves make this variety an excellent choice for microgreens and baby leaf. The plant produces a high yield of tender leaves even in hot weather but will not thrive in cold temperatures.
- Warm season annual
- Maturity: Approx. 20-25 days baby leaf, 35-60 days
- Planting season: Late spring/early summer