Green Callaloo,Jamaican Callaloo Seeds, (Amaranth- Chinese spinach) POINTED LEAF

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100% open pollinated,Heirloom ,Non-GMO, Organic ! (Chinese spinach) Callaloo is a popular Caribbean dish made from different leafy plants depending on local custom. In Jamaica and in Guyana the preferred leaf is from the amaranth. The association between the dish and amaranth is so strong that the plant itself is often called "callaloo". The young leaves are sweet and slightly tangy to the taste and are used like spinach in soups, salads and in meat and fish dishes. Very easy to grow. Sow direct in the garden in spring. 60 days. Benefits of heirloom seeds: Robust flavor,Good chromosome pairing Viability, meaning the plant's seed will make similar plants with the same Calla-loo vegetable,used in Jamaican,West Indian & Chinese Cuisines.Can be grown as a micro green for salads or 'cut-and-grow-again method' it can be harvested 30 days after sowing.Callaloo is grown extensively by people living in the Caribbean islands. It is very popular in Trinidad-Tobago, Jamaica, Guyana, Asia, Dominican Republic, Haiti, West Indies, Barbados and Bahamas, harvested for its leaves and seeds. callaloo is grown extensively in the West Indies, and is popularly used in soups and stews. High in iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamins A and C, as well as protein Callaloo is very nutritious particularly potent in irion, vitamin C, flavonoids, calcium, vitamin A, flavonoids and other phytochemicals. This vegetable taste a bit like spinach and could be used as a substitute. can be used in any recipe calling for spinach or greens, however an abundance of traditional callaloo recipes can be found online. Grows well on most soil,Requires full sun and moist soil during germination (10-14 days, usually less during 70°+ weather). Afterwards keep watered to 1" in depth at all times. Reaches maturity in about 30-40 days. Edible Amaranth grows very well in warm climates. This fast-growing vegetable can be harvested 30 days

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