The species of amaranth are cultivated by many Asian cultures as a leaf vegetable. Across Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, and China, cumin, chile peppers, onions, and garlic are common pairings for amaranth. With a mild spinach flavour, the leaves can be used at babyleaf stage for salad or garnish, or at maturity for steamed vegetable or soups. Οrnamental plant.
The genus name Amaranthus originally comes from the Greek word Auapavboc meaning "one that does not wither". Modern Greeks call it Vlita.The European translation comes from the word amaranton, Nicander’s name for the ‘everlasting’ flowers. With a mild spinach flavour, the leaves can be used at babyleaf stage for salad or garnish, or at maturity for steamed vegetable or soups. The leaves are very ornamental.
CityCrop does not compromise with the quality of its seeds, an essential part of the success of the CityCrop. Our seeds are strictly non-GMO and have been tested thoroughly at CityCrop and are produced as much locally as possible, respecting international restrictions on the trade of seeds.
Our smart seed plugs
In CityCrop our experts have created these unique seed plugs in order to give in your plants the best growth performance with non-GMO seeds.
It makes sure plants have perfect pH level and get the optimal configuration of water, oxygen, and nutrients.
The plugs are made of natural, renewable materials, and contain no pesticides, fungicides, hormones, or other harmful substances.