Amaranth, Red Garnet (Amaranthus tricolor) - 250 Seeds
Are you looking for a vibrant and easy-to-grow flower that will make your garden stand out from the crowd? Look no further than Amaranth, Red Garnet (Amaranthus tricolor)! This tall and elegant annual plant is sure to turn heads with its clusters of vivid red flowers. Whether planted in the background for a subtle pop of color or used as an eye-catching focal point, Amaranth, Red Garnet promises to create eye-catching appeal in any lawn. Plus, it’s not just easy on the eyes – its leaves are highly praised by chefs around the world for their bright flavor and luscious texture. With Amaranth, Red Garnet, you can have both beauty and deliciousness in your very own backyard! So don't wait - add some color to your garden today and find out why Amaranth, Red Garnet is being celebrated around the world!
- Latin Name: Amaranthus tricolor
- Type: Annual
- USDA Zone: 2-11
- Germination Time: 5-10 days
- Days to Maturity: 60-100 days
- Plant Height: 3-6 feet
- Stratification Days: Not required
For best results, start Amaranth, Red Garnet seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date or sow directly in the garden after the last frost date. Plant the seeds in well-drained soil in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. Sow the seeds at a depth of 1/4 inch and space the plants 12-18 inches apart. Optimal germination temperature is 70-75°F. Amaranth, Red Garnet is a hardy plant that is relatively low maintenance and will thrive with proper care. Regular watering is important during dry spells, and the plants will benefit from a light application of compost or fertilizer in early spring.
Amaranth, Red Garnet is ready to be harvested once the seeds have formed. Simply wait until the seed heads turn brown and then cut the stems, hang them upside down, and allow the seeds to dry completely. Store the seeds in an airtight container in a cool, dark place, and they'll be ready to use whenever you need them.