Amaranth Burgundy Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Amaranth Burgundy Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Item #2012

Annual. These majestic plants make a lovely backdrop in the flower garden. The dramatic burgundy plumes produce beige seeds that are very high in protein and other nutrients. Cook like rice for a side dish or pop like popcorn! You can pick leaves when very young for salads and steaming. Drought tolerant once established.

This packet sows five 10-foot rows.

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Full Sun

Blooms summer to fall

5' - 8' tall

Days to Emerge:
3 - 10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds
every 18"

When 3" tall,
thin to 1 every 18"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is 65°-75°F.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

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