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Tunisian Amaranth
Amaranthus hypocondricus
An unusual landrace endemic to Tunisia growing 5 to 6 feet tall with brilliant red stems, bronze-green leaves with violet undersides, and spectacular plume-like flowers. The leaves are cooked in Tunisia as greens much like spinach and the black seeds yield flour similar in flavor to buckwheat. The color-rich stems are used as dyestuff for carpets. Grow it as food or plant it as an ornamental. It thrives in hot, dry locations. Global Warming Friendly. Minimum 50 seeds

Tunisian Amaranth

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