C015

Okite

C015

Amaranthus cruentus.  Tarahumara Okite.  A showy ornamental with edible seeds and leaves.  Originally collected from a ranch above Batopilas, an old silver mining town stretched alongside the Rio Batopilas at the bottom of Barranca del Cobre, in Tarahumara country. Brilliant red flowers and stems.  From our Seed Bank Collection.

  • Origin: Low desert but can perform well in high desert also
  • Edible leaves and seeds
  • Black seeds
  • Approx. 0.3g/300 seeds per packet.
These seeds are part of our conservation program and are not available for purchase. They are only available through Native American Seed Request or Bulk Seed Exchange.

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