SPROUTING / MICRO GREEN AMARANTH RED GARNET

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AMARANTH RED GARNET is an ancient pseudograin which has been used for millennia for its leaf and its seed. It can be produced as a sprout or Microgreen.

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SPROUTING / MICRO GREEN AMARANTH RED GARNET

SPROUTING / MICRO GREEN AMARANTH RED GARNET.  Is an ancient pseudograin which has been used for millennia for its leaf and its seed. It can be produced as a sprout or Microgreen.  The seeds are tiny which produce a deep red sprout or micro green offer seen in Restaurant mixed salad garnishes.

Cultivation Advice SPROUTING / MICRO GREEN AMARANTH RED GARNET

  •  A simple container with drainage holes or seed tray is ideal.
  • A small amount of compost or blotting / kitchen paper can be utilised.
  • The seeds are best in a warm sunny location for germination (Greenhouse in summer / sow facing draft free windowsill)
  • Soak seeds in water for 4-8 hours and scatter them in a thick layer on growing medium pressing them firmly down.
  • Water thoroughly and cover with wet newspaper.
  • Water once per day through the newspaper until the sprouts push up the paper (2-4 days), then remove the paper.
  • Harvest at 1-2 inches in height with scissors, rinse, shake dry and store excess sprouts in fridge in sealed bag or container.