Golden Giant Amaranth

Amaranthus cruentus

Sumptuous blooms and delicious seeds.

 This beautiful grain amaranth produces high yields of massive, golden plumes and an abundance of tasty, protein-rich seeds. The vigorous plants can grow as high as 8' and are truly stunning to behold, both as an ornamental and as a food crop.

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250 Seeds $3.60 In Stock
750 Seeds $6.70 In Stock
0.25 oz $11.30 In Stock

Direct sow in the spring after threat of frost has passed in a sunny, well-drained spot. Thin seedlings to 6-10 inches apart. Amaranth tolerates fair fertility and dry conditions, but more fertility and moderate water will yield lush and tall plants. Height varies with the amount of fertility in the soil. Taller plants may require a bit of staking to keep them from flopping over.

Days to Germination 5-10
Days to Maturity 100
Planting Depth Barely Cover
Spacing in Row 12"
Spacing Between Rows 12"
Height at Maturity 72"
Width at Maturity 15"
Sun Preference Full Sun

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