Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Burgundy Amaranth

Days to Maturity: 50 days salad size

SKU
1999
In stock
Starting at: As low as $2.95
Versatile, easy-to-grow variety for microgreens, salad mixes, bouquets and nutritious grain.

Tasty deep red cotyledons and true leaves are similar to spinach in flavor and delicious steamed. Mature plants produce attractive maroon plumes gorgeous in ornamental bouquets. Let it go to seed and watch the birds come to feast.

Edible and ornamental
  • 6-8' tall plants when mature

32.1-33.7M (33M avg) seeds/oz, 515-540M (527M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1/32 oz approx. 1,000 seeds. Direct seeding rate: 12 seeds/foot in rows 12-18” apart, thin to 8”. Transplants: 4-8” apart in rows 12-18” apart.

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