DESCRIPTION : Yields of over 1 lb. of white seed per plant have been reported on striking plants to 7 ft tall. Golden stems and flowering heads. Plant anytime after risk of frost is past, up to 3 months before cool weather. Also known for its edible leaves.
BOTANICAL NAME : Amaranthus sp.
DAYS TO MATURITY : 100-120 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 300
SOURCE CODE: GB
GERMINATION DAYS: 5-14
WHEN TO PLANT: Late spring-summer
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats or sow ╝ inch deep and 12" apart directly into beds after all danger of frost has passed. Keep soil moist until seedlings are established, but after that water sparingly. Does best under dry, warm conditions. Harvest when seedheads mature and dry out. Can be threshed and winnowed by hand. /p>
GROW BIOINTENSIVE« CULTURAL INFO: W,H/ Matures Grain 12, Leaf 6/ Harvest 4/ Yield Grain 4-16+, Leaf 68-272/ Spacing Grain 12", Leaf 6"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For more information see our: Amaranth & Quinoa Information Sheet