Chaulai bhaji or green amaranth is perfect to grow for both
beginners and expert gardeners. It can make a stunning addition to your home
garden or kitchen garden wherever you grow
Leafy vegetable green amaranth is
very easy to grow at home. If you are ready for growing amaranth from seed and
want to know how to grow green amaranth at home or when to harvest amaranth
leaves and other things like amaranth container size, best soil for green
amaranth, etc. then your all doubts will be clear after reading the
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- Number of Chaulai seeds (Hari bhaji ke beej): 400 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Growing season: Throughout the year (Except May)
- Sowing method: Direct
- Seeds sowing depth: 1/4 inch
- Germination Time: 4 to 10 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 18-27°C
- Harvesting: 50-60 days
- Plant vigor: Bushy Plants, Numerous Side Branches
size grow bag is best for Chaulai?
Amaranth Growing Season In India
Amaranth or Chaulai saag can grow in
any season throughout the year but it grows quickly from spring to summer
season (February-April). Green amaranth love warm weather and grow very fast in
To Grow Green Amaranth
Green amaranth seeds should be sown
directly rather than transplanted. Green amaranth grows very fast in a warm
climate and the best germination temperature is 18 to 27℃.
Amaranth Seeds Sowing Method
Select a pot/grow bag
and fill them with potting soil mix.
Spread the green amaranth seeds on it, then covered a thin layer of soil above
the seeds. Give light water through a water sprayer and keep the soil moist. Keep the pot in a shaded area
because green amaranth seed does not need light to germinate. It will germinate
within 6-10 days.
To Fertilize Green Amaranth
Use nitrogen-rich liquid fertilizer
after seeds germination but excessive nitrogen can cause the plants to become
leggy and less suitable for harvesting.
Amaranth Plant Care Tips
Water – Green amaranth needs average water, give 1-inch water per
week but the soil should be moist, not soggy.
Soil – Use loamy soil, nutrient-rich, and well drainage soil for
better growth of green amaranth plants.
Sunlight – Green amaranth can tolerate full sun as well as partial
light, give at least 6 hours of direct sunlight for better growth.
Temperature – Amaranth grows best in temperatures between 21-30℃ but it can tolerate temperatures up to 40°C.
Common pests and disease – Green amaranth plant is damaged by some foliar insects like
leaf miners, leaf rollers, cutworms, aphids, flea beetles, and mites. To
control these pests use organic pesticide neem oil in green
Amaranth Plants Harvesting Time
- Green amaranth will be ready to harvest after 50-60
days from seed sowing. Amaranth matures and starts flowering within 90-120
days when temperatures are high.
- You can harvest amaranth at various stages of plant
growth, depending on your plan.
Amaranth Plants Special Features
- Common name –
Chaulai saag, Chaulai Bhaji (चौलाई भाजी)
- Scientific name – Amaranthus
- Height – Above
- Flower color – Maroon
are my green amaranth seeds not germinating?
Green amaranth seeds will not
germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough
sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, over watering, or under watering.
is my green amaranth getting wilting?
Overwatering is the main reason
behind wilting; so avoid overwatering and keep the soil moist.