Amaranthus Seeds - Molten Fire

Amaranthus Seeds - Molten Fire

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $18.89
1/4 Pound $45.19 ($11.29/ounce) 40% Savings
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  • Ruby-colored new growth contrasts with mature foliage for a striking visual effect
  • Fast growing annual with dark, crimson foliage
  • Summer blooming with dark, and tasty leaves
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Mounding, Upright
Plant Height 36 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Edible
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers, Ground Cover
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Amaranthus Seeds - Molten Fire

Amaranthus tricolor

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Grow Heirloom Amaranthus - Plant Molten Fire Amaranth Seeds

Growing quickly up to 36", Molten Fire is most known for its stunning dark leaves that turn crimson. Beautiful choice to add some color to your garden, the young leaves are also edible. Very tasty and nutritious, the stalks also do well in vases where they brighten indoor arrangements.

Planting Information

Planting Amaranthus Seeds - Molten Fire

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 8 to 10 inches
Plant Height 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
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
1/4 Pound 176,400 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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