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Red Calaloo chinese spinach

Amaranthus tricolor
HOW TO GROW CHINESE SPINACH

Start indoors 6–8 weeks before last frost, transplant out after frost. In areas with long growing season, direct sow in late spring. Grown in greenhouses in Europe. Prefers warm growing conditions. Sow in successions a few weeks apart. Seeds require light to germinate, press into soil, do not cover. Soil pH 5–7.8. Hardiness zones 8–11. Annual.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 42,300 seeds per ounce. Usual seed life 2–3 years.

Planting Depth surface requires light
Soil Temp. Germ. 65-80˚F
Days to Germ. 50
Plant Spacing 12–14”
Row Spacing 24–36”
Days To Maturity 50
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained Soil
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Upright plant with broad red leaved foliage for culinary use, member of the Amaranth family. Young leaves have a sweet and slightly tangy spinach flavor. Use like spinach in soups, salads, meat or fish dishes. Grown in greenhouses in Europe. In Africa, it is usually cooked as a leafy vegetable. It is usually steamed...
Upright plant with broad red leaved foliage for culinary use, member of the Amaranth family. Young leaves have a sweet and slightly tangy spinach flavor. Use like spinach in soups, salads, meat or fish dishes. Grown in greenhouses in Europe. In Africa, it is usually cooked as a leafy vegetable. It is usually steamed as a side dish in China and Japan. It is such a unique plant, it is at it's best in the hottest part of the summer. Also known as Joseph's-coat, Fountain Plant, Tampala and Summer Poinsettia. Tags: Color: Red, Specialty: Drought Tolerant, Specialty: Heat Tolerant.

Amaranthus tricolor is an ornamental plant known as Tandaljo or Tandalja bhaji in India, callaloo in the Caribbean and Joseph's coat after the Biblical figure Joseph, who is said to have worn a coat of many colors. Although it is native to South America, many varieties of amaranth can be found across the world in a myriad of different climates due to it being a C4 carbon fixation plant, which allows it to convert carbon dioxide into biomass at an extremely efficient rate when compared to other plants. Delicious Chinese spinach recipes.
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Red Calaloo chinese spinach

Amaranthus tricolor
Upright plant with broad red leaved foliage for culinary use, member of the Amaranth family. Young leaves have a sweet and slightly tangy spinach flavor. Use like spinach in soups, salads, meat or fish dishes. Grown in greenhouses in Europe. In Africa, it is us...
Upright plant with broad red leaved foliage for culinary use, member of the Amaranth family. Young leaves have a sweet and slightly tangy spinach flavor. Use like spinach in soups, salads, meat or fish dishes. Grown in greenhouses in Europe. In Africa, it is usually cooked as a leafy vegetable. It is usually steamed as a side dish in China and Japan. It is such a unique plant, it is at it's best in the hottest part of the summer. Also known as Joseph's-coat, Fountain Plant, Tampala and Summer Poinsettia. Tags: Color: Red, Specialty: Drought Tolerant, Specialty: Heat Tolerant.

Amaranthus tricolor is an ornamental plant known as Tandaljo or Tandalja bhaji in India, callaloo in the Caribbean and Joseph's coat after the Biblical figure Joseph, who is said to have worn a coat of many colors. Although it is native to South America, many varieties of amaranth can be found across the world in a myriad of different climates due to it being a C4 carbon fixation plant, which allows it to convert carbon dioxide into biomass at an extremely efficient rate when compared to other plants. Delicious Chinese spinach recipes.
Learn More
HOW TO GROW CHINESE SPINACH

Start indoors 6–8 weeks before last frost, transplant out after frost. In areas with long growing season, direct sow in late spring. Grown in greenhouses in Europe. Prefers warm growing conditions. Sow in successions a few weeks apart. Seeds require light to germinate, press into soil, do not cover. Soil pH 5–7.8. Hardiness zones 8–11. Annual.

Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 42,300 seeds per ounce. Usual seed life 2–3 years.

Planting Depth surface requires light
Soil Temp. Germ. 65-80˚F
Days to Germ. 50
Plant Spacing 12–14”
Row Spacing 24–36”
Days To Maturity 50
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained Soil
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