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World Kitchen - The Americas - Amaranthus Callaloo Red Leaf
Amaranthus tricolour - Amaranthus Callaloo Red Leaf
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A popular vegetable throughout the Caribbean. The colourful red-veined leaves are highly nutritious and can be cooked similarly to spinach. The young leaves are great in salads, and the large leaves are a great substitute for spinach. Amaranth is hardy and copes much better in warmer climates than other leafy greens.

Contains average 500 seeds.

Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow in a sunny position, directly where they are to grow. Sow thinly to 6mm (¼in) deep and cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Water regularly and keep weed-free. Mulch well to protect shallow roots. Harvest four to six weeks after sowing.

Watering needs

Water regularly.