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Amaranthus Seeds - Green Thumb

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  • An annual, upright growing shrub with bright green foliage
  • Compact shrub perfect for edges or borders with beatiful green flowers and leaves
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas

Fast Facts

Life Cycle:Annual
Light Requirement:Full Sun
Planting Season:Spring
Color:Green
Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
Plant Height:16 inches
Plant Spacing:6-8 inches
Planting Depth:1/16 inch
Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
Water Needs:Average
Cold Stratification:No
Seeds per Packet:500 mg
Seeds per Pound:680, 000
Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships:Year Round
Plant Type:Upright Foliage Plant, Compact Shrub Habit, Ovate Leaf Shape
Features:Heirloom, Dry Area Tolerant, Cut Flower Garden, Good for Dried Flowers, Attracts Pollinators, Container Garden
Blooms:Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall

About Amaranthus Seeds - Green Thumb

Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Buy Amaranth Seeds in Packets or in Bulk

Grow Heirloom Amaranth -Plant Green Thumb Amaranthus Seeds

A lovely upright Amaranthus, Green Thumb is a compact shrub, excellent for borders or containers. Amaranthus also provides a unique and wonderful texture for floral arrangements.

Fast Facts

Life Cycle:Annual
Light Requirement:Full Sun
Planting Season:Spring
Color:Green
Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
Plant Height:16 inches
Plant Spacing:6-8 inches
Planting Depth:1/16 inch
Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
Water Needs:Average
Cold Stratification:No
Seeds per Packet:500 mg
Seeds per Pound:680, 000
Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships:Year Round
Plant Type:Upright Foliage Plant, Compact Shrub Habit, Ovate Leaf Shape
Features:Heirloom, Dry Area Tolerant, Cut Flower Garden, Good for Dried Flowers, Attracts Pollinators, Container Garden
Blooms:Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall

About Amaranthus Seeds - Green Thumb

Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Buy Amaranth Seeds in Packets or in Bulk

Grow Heirloom Amaranth -Plant Green Thumb Amaranthus Seeds

A lovely upright Amaranthus, Green Thumb is a compact shrub, excellent for borders or containers. Amaranthus also provides a unique and wonderful texture for floral arrangements.

How to Plant Green Thumb Amaranthus

When to Plant Amaranthus

Amaranth can be planted inside or outside in the Spring, but we would recommend starting the seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before your last frost. If you decide to plant outside, wait until the soil is warm.

Where to Plant Amaranthus

Amaranth needs full sun and can be grown in almost any well-drained soil besides dense clay.

How to Plant Amaranthus

Plant your seeds about 10-12 inches apart and cover lightly with soil. They will germinate within 3-4 days if the temperatures are between 60-90 degrees F. When moving your seeds outside, sow them 1.5 to 2 feet apart. Amaranth is drought and heat resistant, so it is only necessary to water once or twice a week during dry periods. For taller plants, add fertilizer once or twice a year or add compost. Amaranth grows between 4 and 6 feet tall but with particularly rich soil with plenty of nitrogen and phosphorous, the plants can get to around 8 feet!

How to Harvest Amaranthus

Amaranth will flower until the first hard frost, so there will be plenty of seeds to harvest! Seeds from the flowers are usually ready for harvest after 3 months. To harvest, shake the flower heads and catch the falling seeds.

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Seed Coverage for Amaranthus Seeds - Green Thumb

Amount
Recommended Coverage
Packet
Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce
Up to 625 Sq. Ft

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