Jekka's: Green Amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor 'Green Giant’)
Green Amaranth, Calaloo, Chinese Spinach, Yin choi, Lin Choi

Amaranthus tricolor 'Green Giant’

Amaranthaceae

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Amaranthus tricolor 'Green Giant’, Green Amaranth, Calaloo, Chinese Spinach, Yin choi, Lin Choi

Annual, Ht. up to 1.5m, spread 30cm. With a mild spinach flavour the young leaves can be used in salads and more mature leaves can be used like a spinach as a steamed vegetable or in soups.

For information on growing herbs from seeds please see Jekkapedia, Jekka's video on how to sow seeds, Jekka's blog or our FAQs page.

Green Amaranth herb seeds are available: A packet of seeds costs £2.00. There are approximately 220 herb seeds per packet (all of our herb seeds are untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants).

For information on growing herbs from seeds please see Jekka's blogs on sowing herb seeds, sowing your winter culinary herbs or how to grow vegetables.

Jekka's "How to Grow Herbs" videos, includes Jekka's video on how to sow herb seeds  for an informative step-by-step guide to seed sowing.

Growing indoors? Check out Jekka's blog on indoor herb gardening for some advice.

If you require pots or compost, see Jekka's Herb Kits that includes Jekka's Seed Sowing Kit. This kit contains all you need to sow a collection of herb seeds.

For more information on growing herbs plants please see Jekkapedia, Jekka's blog or our FAQs page.

Happy Herbs!

One of our three core roots is that we are Environmentally Conscious and for the past 30 years all the herbs grown at Jekka’s have been raised following sustainable, environmentally friendly and organic approaches resulting in a remarkable biodiversity at the herb farm.

Our herb seeds are also untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants. Our seeds are hand packed into gassine bags, which are fully recyclable, compostable and biodegradable. These bags are then put into beautifully illustrated paper seed packets. Therefore, our environmental footprint is small.

Want to know more? You can read more about our sustainability approach to growing herbs in one of Jekka's Blogs. See also: