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Amaranthus Seeds - Hot Biscuits

Amaranthus Seeds - Hot Biscuits

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Packet $5.79
1 Ounce $13.69 ($13.69/ounce)
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  • Holds their beautiful rustic color longer than most amaranths
  • Enjoy in the garden, vase, or in dried arrangements where the color remains
  • Branching plumes reach up to four feet tall
  • Not picky about soil, humidity, or dryness
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Orange
Growth Habit Bush, Upright
Plant Height 48 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing, Ornamental
Use Landscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor

About Amaranthus Seeds - Hot Biscuits

Amaranthus cruentus

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

Amaranthus Hot Biscuits is a truly magnificent choice for both garden and floral arrangements. This stunning amaranth variety showcases striking spikes of coppery-bronze branching plumes that elegantly tower above the foliage from early summer to mid-autumn. Its generously sized, textured, and pointed leaves maintain their vibrant green color throughout the entire season.

Planting Information

Planting Amaranthus Seeds - Hot Biscuits

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 24 to 36 inches
Plant Height 48 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Amaranthus Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 777 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 44,100 Up to 625 Sq. Ft

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