72103 - Mayo Indian Amaranth
(Amaranthus cruentus) 90 days. [From Sonora, Mexico] Very vigorous variety with sturdy stalks. Can reach 7-8 ft. tall in good conditions. Primarily used for grain or to make pinole and atole. The leaves may also be used like spinach. Black seeds. The stalks, leaf veins, and large seed heads are a beautiful maroon red, a bright contrast to the green foliage. Makes a nice ornamental as well.