Amaranth Autumn Touch
Amaranth ‘Autumn Touch’
This beautiful green and brown bicolored amaranth is one of the most productive summer and early autumn fillers you can grow. The large textural stems make a wonderful addition to bouquets. We grow loads of this gem every year.
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 are about ¾ of the way open. Remove most of the foliage so the colorful spikes are more visible. Expect a vase life of 7-10 days.
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