Amaranthus Hot Biscuit Seeds


Amaranthus Hot Biscuit Seeds A. cruentus
Decorative, golden upright plumes
Seed as grain, Leaf as vegetable
Easy to grow. Loved by birds

Organically Grown Annual Flower Seeds, Canada

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Amaranthus Hot Biscuit Seeds

Type: Annual, Long lasting. Large leaves, Matte foliage
Bloom: 100 days. Summer to Late Fall. July to Oct
Flower: Warm orange brown clusters
Height: 5′ Tall x 18-36” wide
Light: Full sun part shade
Soil: Well drained, deep, loam, sand. Deeply cultivated, manure enriched
P.H: 6.1-6.5
Moisture:  Average
Use: Old-fashioned beds and borders, cut flowers,  Dried flower, everlasting, mixed border. Edible; Seeds ground for flour, Leaves steamed
Tolerances: Drought Tolerant but grow and flower better is watered during dry spells. Will grow Moderately well even in poor soil
Problems: Susceptible to frost
Notes: Easy Fast Growth. Can self sow

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Amaranthus cruentus Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. Maintain 59F soil temperature. Prick to boxes or pots. Grow on at 55-59F Harden off in cold frame before plant out in May
Outdoors: Sow in site 1/16″ deep after chance of frost & soil has warmed (April). Germination 7-14 days. Thin to 18″ space


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