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Amaranth Seeds - Red Garnet OPEN POLLINATED

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  • Easy to grow, great for sprouts, greens or grains
  • Sprouts with Attractive Color
  • Excellent for Microgreens or Sprouting

Product Description

Grow Heirloom Amaranthus - Plant Red Garnet Amaranth Seeds

Beautiful dark red/fuchsia blooms top large plants that can reach up to 10 feet tall! Beyond its aesthetic qualities, young leaves can be used for greens, and flower heads fill with seeds that can be toasted and eaten as grains. Because of its stunning height, seed-filled flower heads make a great source of food for goldfinches and other birds flying by. Makes a wonderfully nutritious micro-green as well!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Red Garnet Amaranth
    Botanical Name:Amaranthus tricolor "Red Garnet"
    Type:Open-Pollinated
    Size at Maturity:6ft - 10ft Tall
    Days to Maturity:90-120 Days, 16-25 Days for Microgreens
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Time:Warm Season
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Planting Depth:1/2"
    Plant Spacing:14"
    Seeds per Pound:NA
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Ships:Year-round
    Average Seeds Per Packet:~1/2 tsp
  • Planting Instructions

    When to Plant:

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

    How to Grow:

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

    • 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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Wonderful seeds

The seeds arrived promptly and are of great quality. I highly recommend Eden brothers

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