This unique amaranth variety has bi-colored green and rose tinted rope-like blooms that add a stunning texture to bouquets. Long, thick pendulous tassels resemble cascading dreadlocks, perfect for dramatic arrangements.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 65-75 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: when 12” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 4-6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Amaranth can also be direct seeded into the garden once all danger of frost has passed.
Harvest when seed heads get large and intensely colored. Remove most of the foliage so the colorful ropes are more visible. Expect a vase life of 7 days.
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