Hopi Red Dye Amaranth

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98% of 100

90 Days. Originally grown as a dye plant by the southwestern Hopi Nation, this variety has the reddest seedlings of any amaranth known, making it a natural for micro-green mixes! Plants reach 4-6 feet and cut a most striking figure in the garden! The Hopis use the deep red flower bract as a natural dye to color their world-renowned piki bread.

  • 90 Days
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 3-4 Days
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-90 Degrees F
  • Plant Spacing: 6"
  • Plant Height: 4-6'
  • Frost Hardy: No
  • Amaranthus cruentus

Growing Tips: Surface sow seeds directly in the garden after danger of frost, barely covering. Requires full sun. Tolerates heat and drought but does best with average moisture and fertility.

$3.00
Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 100
SKU
AM134
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