Amaranthus caudatus

Amaranthus Dreadlocks


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The long trailing, knotted ropes of this amaranthus resembles dreadlocks and provides colour and texture, adding drama to any garden or large flower arrangement. Very easy grower and excellent for drying.


100 seeds per packet

44 in stock

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    Flower type:Filler
    Life cycle:Heat-loving Annual
    Climate:Thrives in warm temperatures
    Sowing guide:Direct sow (recommended) in spring or sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks
    Planting Season:Spring / Summer
    Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21-24 C. Cover lightly with thin layer of soil.
    Flowering time:70 days after sowing
    Pinch:Yes, when 20 cm high
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:100-150 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Provide plant support when growing in windy areas.

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when 3/4 of the small flowers on the soon-to-be seed heads are open. Expected vase life is 7 days.

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