(Amaranthus hypochondriacus )
Greens rich in vitamins and minerals, leaves have less oxalic acid than spinach. Eat raw or cooked.
Protein leaf and grain. Seeds have over 18% protein, higher than corn or wheat, eat popped. Hardy summer annual to 1m, don't sow deeply, scatter on top of soil and rake in.
Sow after frost. 95 days. The processed products are available through supermarkets and selected Health Food stores. The cereal can be used alone with milk, fruit, and honey, or mixed with other cereals.