Not recommended for growing in USA - Zone 5a regions
Amaranth species are frequently grown as flower plants and have many colour variations.
Amaranth tricolor is known as Chinese spinach and has an insignificant flower.
Needs a warm sunny position. Avoid heavy soils. Poor germination rates are common.
Both leaves and seeds can be used. Excessive intake is not recommended.
Suggestions for use and warnings can be found here http://en. wikipedia.org/wiki/Amaranth
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