Do you have the brownies recipe with amaranth seeds and could it be emailed to me. * Important announcements and news Questions and answers about gardening, planting, cooking, preserving, healing, health benefits, spices, plants identification and everything about herbs and nature. i can’t tell. Morning sun, afternoon sun???? Wild amaranth (or seeds therefrom?) Grubben, G.J.H. Please share with other fellow gardeners in the comments below! I did not notice they used the seeds, but probable they did or continuing using. The green part of amaranth is eaten as vegetable and the seeds are utilized as grains. [NAME:purple amaranth][NAME_PLURAL:purple amaranths][ADJ:purple amaranth] [STATE_NAME_ADJ:ALL_SOLID:purple amaranth flour] If you place rocks around the base of the plants, they thrive! They like lambs quarters, too, but nothing will eat ragweed, not even pigs! The lens-shaped seeds are tiny — eye of a needle size — and can be gold to black. But, search as I may I’ve not come up with much about it. I have frequently seen livestock eat pigweed, usually just the tender tips. Stevenson, Matilda Coxe 1915 Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians. No members of this genus are known to be poisonous, but when grown on nitrogen-rich soils they are known to concentrate nitrates in the leaves. They are ground into flour, popped like popcorn, cooked into a porridge, or made into a confectionery called alegría. Some dwarves like purple amaranths … The stem is used in curry made with vaal hyacinth bean. A new bridge was build over the St. Johns River near Sanford and sod brought in for landscaping. Its leaves are edible raw or cooked. I have many people that visit our stand from India. Used as a cereal substitute in cakes, porridge etc[55, 183]. Copyright 2007-2018 – This web page is the property of Green Deane, LLC. In the Andes of Peru was the first time ( more than 30 year ago )I notice that this plant was eateable. Seed - cooked. It is very healthy also. I’s there is an answer In Spanish as it is a staple crop in South America but I don’t know that language well. So I don’t fight it nearly so much anymore. Brilliant info thanks so much. But I have also noted that the bugs go straight for it and leave my beans alone. The idea they shared was as decaying plants nourish living plants, decaying flesh, preferably the enemy’s, would nourish the people. Popped in a frying pan with the right timing but it would blow right out of an air popper. [MATERIAL_VALUE:2] Madonna. Yeah. I harvested my amaranth and there were not a few bugs but tons of every bug imaginable – from millipede like worms to tiny green spider to squash like bugs and lots of spiders. Amaranth was a staple of pre-Colombian Aztecs, who imbued it with supernatural powers and made it part of their religious ceremonies. Purple amaranth is an aboveground crop. People often assume that ‘weeds’ are competing with pasture grasses, though the roots of many weeds usually grow far deeper than most domestic grasses & forage plants. thanks! Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water. It is native, and huge, 15 feet tall is common. ..we’re could I get this seeds as soon as possible. Personally, I’m skeptical about amaranth’s supposed saponin content. Mine are located on the west side of my house. amzn_assoc_search_bar_position = "top"; [DISPLAY_COLOR:7:0:1] like mana, take only what you need for that day. Spiders, mites, and some teeny tiny black bugs that were smaller than the grain. You can collect it by putting the seed head in a bag and shaking the seed head. While A. cruentus is no longer a staple food in North and Central America, it is still grown and sold as a h… Thank you. [MILL:LOCAL_PLANT_MAT:MILL] [DRY][BIOME:ANY_TEMPERATE] Hi Patsy, Last had marog as a child west of Rustenburg in 1950′s, Blacks used to pick it wild in the “mielie lande”. Heaven knows they grow easily in wasteland. It can be combined with wheat flour for yeast breads. Do you know anything about this? 2 in North America and E123 in the European Union. Not too long ago I learned it’s related to our modern vegetable, beets! Happy plants will get to around seven feet, just short of the height of our happy grain amaranths (about 8 feet at the tip of the inflorescence). Gomphrena globosa, commonly known as globe amaranth, makhmali, and vadamalli, is an edible plant from the family Amaranthaceae.The round-shaped flower inflorescences are a visually dominant feature and cultivars have been propagated to exhibit shades of magenta, purple, red, orange, white, pink, and lilac. I frequently see a fifth species of Amaranthus, which is a tiny creeping thing. A. cruentus is cultivated as an ornamental plant, valued for its feather-like flowering plumes. Cuttings of growing plants root easily. Are they in the ground or in a container? Learn how your comment data is processed. Catkin-like cymes of densely packed flowers grow in summer or autumn. [BASIC_MAT:LOCAL_PLANT_MAT:STRUCTURAL] Does anyone know I can’t find any credible information for or against this, so I might have to carefully experiment myself. amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "search"; Leave the older, larger leaves to collect energy for the plant. TIME OF YEAR: Spring in to summer for the leaves, summer or fall for seeds, depending upon the climate. Amaranthus caudatus known by common names as love-lies-bleeding, pendant amaranth, tassel flower, velvet flower, foxtail amaranth, and quilete. Among the Zuni people, the feathery part of plant ground into a fine meal and used to color ceremonial bread red. The leaves and seeds of all three are edible. Hello – where can i purchase Amaranth Flour from – I reside in South Africa. Although amaranth seed and flour can be found in health food stores, if you want the greens you have to grow it yourself, or forage for it in season, which fortunately is long. amzn_assoc_title = "Search Results from Amazon"; Thanks for any help. amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart"; [STATE_COLOR:ALL:PURPLE] [SPRING][SUMMER][AUTUMN][WINTER] Re domestic amaranth, I’ve not had much luck growing it in my gardens. Do you sell Amaranthus seeds or have plants for sale? It could be the soil. If available other names are mentioned here, Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available. I have already sowed some and can’t wait for my !st crop. In total I frequently see seven, because I cultivate two additional species. Books could be written about amaranth alone. In Mexico, it is called huautli (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈwawtli] and alegría ([aleˈɣɾi.a] and in English it has several common names, including blood amaranth, red amaranth, purple amaranth, prince's feather, and Mexican grain amaranth.