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Flower, Hot Biscuit Amaranth

Flower, Hot Biscuit Amaranth

Regular price $3.95 CAD
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A great “green” to substitute spinach or lettuce in the heat of summer, this variety does triple duty - eat as greens when the leaves are young, enjoy as a 5 foot striking copper coloured ornamental, and harvest the amaranth seeds and cook the grain (well, technically a seed, like quinoa).

+/- 100 Seeds

Certified organic by Quebec Vrai

Growing recommendations

A heat loving plant. Seed 2-4 weeks before last frost and transplant when the days are warm and the risk of frost has passed. Can also be direct seeded in the early spring.

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  • Shipping and Order Fulfillment

    We ship throughout Canada. You can select one of two flat rate shipping options at checkout: $5 for lettermail or $23 for expedited (with Canada Post).

    Alternately, you can choose to pick up your order at the farm in Farrellton, QC.

We're trialing and breeding new varieties!

This is the most challenging and thrilling part of our work.

The trialing allows us to test varieties of a same species side by side and determine which one(s) taste and perform the best.


Breeding and variety maintenance means selecting for traits that are desirable such as flavor, texture, disease resitance, earliness and hardiness, just to mention a few.

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But we'd also love to hear from you if you see something wicked cool in your garden or if you know of a variety in need of stewardship.