Pink Amaranth (Microgreens)

粉紅莧菜

(Amaranthus cruentus)

Growing Facts

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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

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Fun Facts
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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