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
46 in stock
|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|
|Final height:||100-150 cm|
Provide plant support when growing in windy areas.
Harvest when 3/4 of the small flowers on the soon-to-be seed heads are open. Expected vase life is 7 days.