These majestic plants make a lovely backdrop in the flower garden and a bold statement in flower arrangements. Leave the seeds on and watch the birds flock to your yard. Very young leaves are delectable for salads and steaming. A frost-sensitive annual. Plants grow up to 5′-8′ tall and 18″-24″ wide and produces flowers that bloom from summer to frost. Prefers full sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Burgundy Amaranth Seeds are USDA Organic have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
Outdoors: Sow 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is 65°–75°F.
Indoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow in biodegradable pots that can be directly planted in the ground; roots are sensitive to disturbance.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.