Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Garnet Red Amaranth Flowers

Days to Maturity: 50 Days Salad Size

SKU
1760-FR
In stock
Starting at: As low as $3.75

Large, beautiful plants with impressive red spires ideal for fresh bouquets.

This versatile plant is a delicious microgreen, baby leaf green, and attractive flower that is sure to bring joy to the garden or dinner table. Heat tolerant, the plants can reach towering heights and will grow steadily through the summer weather. Dramatic plumes of deep red flowers are a striking addition to flower arrangements and fresh bouquets. These brilliant plants are a stand out in a garden setting. Approx. 37,300 seeds/oz.

  • Great cut flower
  • Edible foliage
  • 6-8' tall
  • Annual
  • Open-Pollinated

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.

Cultural Info

Specialty greens are cold hardy and fast growing leafy plants. Days to maturity are from direct seeding, except for chicories (endive, escarole, puntarelle, radicchio,) where days to maturity are from transplant.

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