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Amaranthus 'Red Spike'

Amaranthus 'Red Spike'

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Amaranthus cruentus

Deep Red seed spikes and leaves. Shorter and more manageable spikes for arrangements.

Type : Annual
Position : Sun
Height : 120 cm
Quantity per packet : 150

Sowing method : Transplant. Sow indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost.
When to plant : October-November
Spacing : 40cm
Depth : Surface sow and very lightly cover
Germination : 7-10 days
Days to maturity : 65-75

When to pick : For fresh, when 3/4 of the flowers are open. For dried, when seed has begun to set and flowers feel firm.

For Dried, Harvest when seed has begun to set and flowers feel firm to the touch. To dry, hang non-trailing varieties upside down. Stand trailing varieties upright in a bucket or other tall container to maintain the draped appearance.


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