Amaranthus cruentus. Mayo Grain. A gorgeous amaranth from the Mayo in Alamos, Sonora. Bright fuschia inflorescences and stems, and dark reddish green leaves. The leaves are used as quelites (greens). Seeds are used for esquites (parched), pinole and atole (traditional Mexican drinks). From our Seed Bank Collection.
- Origin: Low desert
- Edible leaves and seeds
- Black seeds
- Approx. 0.3g/300 seeds per packet.