Amaranth, Love Lies Bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus), packet of 100 seeds

$2.95

Family:  Amaranth (Amaranthacea)

Annual.  50 days to maturity

(Pendant Amaranth, Tassel Flower, Velvet Flower, Foxtail Amaranth, Rasta Dreads)  Annual.  50 days.  This is the showiest of Amaranth types, with very large heads of drooping, crimson flowers.  This is a black-seeded amaranth.  The red color is due to the content of betacyanins, and the leaves are an edible and tasty potherb when picked young.  This is a vegetable amaranth, not a grain amaranth–grain amaranths like our orange or golden amaranth have blonde seeds.  Plant prefers full sun and regular garden soil.  Direct seed in the spring garden.  Press in, keep evenly moist and in the light.   Thin to 2 feet  apart.

100 seeds/pkt, open pollinated, untreated, NO GMOs

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