Kitazawa Seed Company is partnering with Agrohaitai Ltd. in Canada to serve their US customers and for Kitazawa Seed Company to offer Agrohaitai’s wide selection of quality seeds. We welcome Agrohaitai customers to our website.
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
Approx. 2200-2800 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
Maturity: Approx. 20-25 days baby leaf, 35-60 days
For quantities greater than 500 lbs, or for special requests such as seed treatment, ask us for a price quote on this variety.
Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring/early summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. Can be sown by broadcasting and thinned during growth. Keep soil moist. The leaves and stems are best when harvested young.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in stir-fry, soup and fresh in salad. Can be prepared like spinach. Harvested seeds can be ground for high-protein flour.
Kitazawa Seed Company 201 4th Street, #206 Oakland, CA 94607