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Amaranth 'Mountain Pima Greens'

Amaranthus cruentus

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Belonging to the Amaranthus genus (Amaranthus cruentus 'Mountain Pima Greens'), Mountain Pima Greens is a variety of Amaranth.

From the Sonora/Chihuahua border in Mexico. The leaves are used for greens and the black seeds are ground for pinole.


It grows mainly as an Annual, which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Mountain Pima Greens Amaranth is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Mountain Pima Greens have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Mountain Pima Greens

Growing Mountain Pima Greens from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Mountain Pima Greens about 28 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Mountain Pima Greens

Harvesting Mountain Pima Greens