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Amaranthus caudatus | SKU: 0292
$3.25 to $15.50
  • Annual plants grow to 3-4 feet tall
  • Red seed-trusses ressemble ropelike flowers
  • Sometimes grown as a grain
  • Long lasting in ornamental gardens
$3.25 to $15.50

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(Amaranthus caudatus) Recorded in South America before the 16th century, often referred to as Inca Wheat. Grown for use as a cereal and in ancient religious ceremonies. Long red ropelike seed-bearing trusses give plants an ornamental and graceful appearance. Great for long-lasting displays. Tender annual, 3-4' tall.

Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 10-14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 9-12” Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out after the danger of frost has passed in late spring. Can also be directly sown after the danger of frost has passed. Tolerates almost any type of soil. Good cut flower, fresh or dried. May require staking