C016

Marbled

C016

Amaranthus cruentus.  There is a good deal of variation in this variety.  The inflorescences are predominantly red but marbled with green. Some all red and all green inflorescences as well.  The green to pink leaves sometimes have light red veination, sometimes white. Originally collected at Huazulco Pueblo in the state of Morelos, Mexico in 1979.  From our Seed Bank Collection.

  • Origin: High desert but can perform well in low desert also
  • Edible leaves and seeds
  • Both black and white 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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