Varieties & Sources

Recommended varieties

Grain Amaranth has 2 main varieties the short and tall varieties, recommended varieties low and high rainfall areas

  • The short varieties are suited for low rainfall regions
  • The tall varieties for high rainfall areas.

Source of Planting Materials

Certified seeds are available from the following:-

Coast

  • KARI – MTWAPA

Eastern, Central and Nairobi, R/Valley

  • Amaranth International

Western

  • Amaranth Incas
  • Farmers – Lugari

Nyanza

  • African Amarantha Limited
  • Amaranth International
  • Amaranth Incas