Amaranth seed Amaranthus tricolor

 Young leaves and tips are very tender and delicious, excellent for salads and stir-fry. Beautiful plants are also good for container or backyard growing as oranmental plants. Easy to grow.

 

(chinese spinach; Hinn choy) Young leaves are eaten either cooked or raw like spinach, but contain more calcium and iron. Very tender with distinctive bittersweet flavour. Stems can be cooked like asparagus.