ORGANIC Amaranth, Color Mix

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Can’t choose between our orange and burgundy amaranth? Get them both in this custom mix that your garden and the birds will love!

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Description

Can’t choose between our orange and burgundy amaranth? Get them both in this custom mix that your garden and the birds will love! This breathtaking plant makes a striking addition to your garden. Large plants produce tall spikes of deep burgundy or orange.

Amaranth- Burgundy

Recommending planting requirements: This warm season plant can be grown year round in San Diego. Its immature leaves are tasty and full of nutrients while the flower spikes are beautiful and produce huge amounts of seeds that can be used for grain.  It is an all-around fantastic plant with multiple uses.

Growing Recommendations: Give plant space and it will get very large and may need staking to keep it’s huge flower spikes upright. Direct sow, keep the soil moist and weed in the first weeks to reduce competition.

Harvesting Recommendations: Pick baby or mature greens as needed. Simply cut them with scissors as you would lettuces. The leaves have a tasty, nutty flavor. If growing for seed/grain provide ample spacing and harvest seeds buy rubbing flower spikes and releasing seeds.

 

Soil Temperature: 65-85
Planting Depth: Broadcast
Days to Germination: 5-10
Days to Maturity: 90-100+
Height at Maturity: 5-7′
Lighting Requirements: Full Sun

Package Weight: .25 gram 

Approximate seed count per gram is 1,200 seeds.

Additional information

Weight 0.10 g
Dimensions 5.00 × 0.10 × 3.00 in
Weight

Packet, 5 grams, 1 ounce

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