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Organic Reshmi Amaranthus Seeds - Open Pollinated

Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated, and Non-GMO. 80-95% Germination.

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Number of seeds in a packet: 500+

Latest Germination Test: March, 2024

Germination Percentage: 92%


Organic Reshmi Amaranthus Seeds - Open Pollinated
Organic Reshmi Amaranthus Seeds - Open Pollinated
Organic Reshmi Amaranthus Seeds - Open Pollinated
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Product Description - Organic Reshmi Amaranthus Seeds - Open Pollinated

Reshmi Amaranthus is a highly nutritious pseudo cereal with higher protein content. It is a well-balanced food with several functional properties, including a high nutritional value and the ability to help proper digestion. Anti-nutritional factors found in Reshmi Amaranthus include phenolic compounds, saponins, nitrates, and oxalates. It has an excellent and diverse nutrient profile and is linked to a variety of health benefits. It is a nutritional powerhouse of high protein, fiber, and iron content. This seed is higher in protein than oats and contains an essential protein building block that increases protein quality.

Benefits/Uses of Reshmi Amaranthus

  • Reshmi Amaranthus's oils and phytosterols tend to reduce cholesterol levels, and oils can help to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • It is vital for chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, where inflammation wreaks havoc on your health.
  • Reshmi Amaranthus grain antioxidants can also protect cells from damage that can lead to cancer.
  • The fiber and phytonutrients in Reshmi Amaranthus can help lower blood pressure.
  • This seed lowers cholesterol, inflammation, and blood pressure, making it an excellent heart-healthy food.
  • Reshmi Amaranthus is high in lysine, which aids in calcium absorption, muscle development, and energy production.
  • Reshmi Amaranthus is high in minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and copper. Zinc, potassium, and phosphorus are all abundant in it.
  • Vitamins A, C, E, K, B5, B6, folate, niacin, and riboflavin are among the many essential vitamins in Reshmi Amaranthus. These have antioxidant properties, increase energy levels, and regulate hormones. This helps to create strong bones and muscles, aid in hydration, boost energy and are essential in thousands of bodily processes.

Specifications of Reshmi Amaranthusu seeds

Common Name

Reshmi Amaranthus

Blooming Time

Summer, fall, early winter

Soil Requirements

Well-drained soil


Requires full sun with at least 6 hours per day

Difficulty Level

Easy to grow

Germinate Temperature


Germinate Time

8-10 Days


once or twice a week

No. of seeds



Planting and care for Reshmi Amaranthus

Sowing Reshmi Amaranthus seeds

Reshmi Amaranthus is a simple plant to grow in your terrace garden. It requires little care, but its slow initial growth makes it vulnerable to weed competition before it establishes itself. Reshmi Amaranthus thrives in a warm climate with plenty of sunlight and well-drained soil. It will grow tall, reaching a maximum height of 5 feet. Flowers bloom from mid-summer and are grown on long straight stems.

Growing Reshmi Amaranthus plants

Since Reshmi Amaranthus looks like lamb's quarters and a red-rooted pigweed in the early stages of development, it's best to plant it in rows to make weeding easier. Weeding is often made more manageable by growing Reshmi Amaranthus varieties with purple or red leaves. Reshmi Amaranthus tends to be a slow-growing plant initially, but once grown, it can be drought tolerant. It can thrive in climates with less than 10 inches of annual rainfall. If the plants reach a height of about one foot, they begin to proliferate and shade any remaining weeds. Reshmi Amaranthus is a low-maintenance crop, but it should be planted early to ensure that it has a reasonable chance of succeeding. The terminal buds of the Reshmi Amaranthus plant should be removed to promote branching and the development of a higher percentage of tender young shoots for salad greens.

Harvesting Reshmi Amaranthus

For greens, pick individual leaves as desired. Younger greens are excellent for salads, whereas older greens are best cooked as a spinach substitute. Many weeks before the first hard frost, usually, about three months after planting, the seed will ripen. The easiest way to see if the seed can be harvested is to gently but quickly either shake or rub the flower heads between your fingertips. Several small and appreciative birds can provide clues as to when to begin. Harvesting Reshmi Amaranthus grain is best done on a dry day 3 to 7 days after a hard frost. Bending the plants over a basket and rubbing the seed heads between your hands is a simple way to collect the grain. This process will take a longer time to complete, but there will be less chaff and debris to deal with later. Only the dehydrated seeds will come out this way, so harvest again in a week to capture any seeds that were not ready the first time. We like to rub the flower heads against a wheelbarrow-mounted screen. The finer chaff can then be blown away from the screen. Cutting and hanging plants indoors does not perform well in our experience. The plants become particularly bristly, making it difficult to distinguish between the seed and the chaff. It's important to dry your crop further after harvesting to avoid mold growth in storage. It can be placed near an indoor heat source or left on trays in the hot sun. Stir periodically until the seeds are completely dry, then store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Reshmi Amaranthus grain contains a lot of fat and can go rancid over time. It's safer to keep it refrigerated in a tightly sealed bottle. This method can keep the grain fresh for up to 6 months.

Precautions while growing Reshmi Amaranthusu plants

To avoid damping off, sterilize pots and equipment and use clean soil when growing Reshmi Amaranthus seeds. Wet rot and root rot are two different types of rot. Fungi such as Choanephora blight (damp rot) and root rot can kill a plant. Avoid watering from above, and ensure that you plant in a well-drained field.

Common Problems affecting Reshmi Amaranthus plants and solutions

The tarnished plant bug congregates around the developing seed heads, sucking out the fluid and stifling seed production.

The Reshmi Amaranthus weevil is a two-stage pest, with the larvae eating the roots and the adults eating the leaves.

Root gall nematodes are a problem for Reshmi Amaranthus. Parasites, these small worm-shaped invertebrates, consume the roots of your plants. They excrete an enzyme that causes swelling when they eat your plant. On plant roots, you can see a bump or gall.

Cutworms eat the roots of your plants, effectively cutting them off. Pick them off by sprinkling diatomaceous earth around plants to keep them at bay. By tilling your garden in the fall, you will avoid them.

Infestations of flea beetles can wipe out an entire crop, so keep an eye out for these tiny jumping pests. To avoid these, make sure to till your garden in the fall. Power with sticky traps and diatomaceous earth. They'll stay away from your Reshmi Amaranthus if you plant trap crops like mustard and radish.

White rust is an infection that causes white blisters on the vine. It's not actual rust like you might find on your fruit trees, but rather a fungus. Brassicas are often affected, resulting in deformed leaves and stems.

Since the fungus spores hide under the leaf matter, prevention is focused on maintaining a "clean" garden. Never compost any plants that have been affected. Make sure your crops are rotated.

Use of Trichoderma Viride or Pseudomonas Fluorescens biofertilizers for fungal infections and bio pest control for problems with pests and insects are highly recommended.

No. of Reshmi Amaranthus Seeds - 500+

Customer Reviews

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I ordered tomato seeds, parsley seeds, brinjal and everything grew beautifully and I am still harvesting brinjals. Thank you

Bramhanayaghe Arumugam

The chillies have germinated a bit

Jesmi Debbarma (Visakhapatnam, IN)
Organic Reshmi Amaranthus seed

It was good seeds and has germinated well.

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