Pink Amaranth (Microgreens)

粉紅莧菜

(Amaranthus cruentus)

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Growing Facts

Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

At least 6 hours of sunlight daily 

Amaranth is a tropical plant and thrives under full sun

Moderate amount of water

 

It takes 3 days for the seeds to germinate

You can harvest after 10 days

Fun Facts
There's plenty of calcium in amaranth microgreens which ensures that you have strong teeth and bones 
Amaranth has almost 30% more protein than rice
Amaranth leaves are nutritionally more similar to beets, Swiss chard, and spinach but are genetically more similar to their wild ancestors

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