Amaranthus paniculatus

Amaranthus Elephant’s Head

R60.00

Unique dark red flower heads shaped like an elephant’s head with trunk. These interesting and tall flower spikes provide texture and colour and are great at the back of any garden.

 

100 seeds per packet.

45 in stock

Category:
Flower type:Spike
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
Germination guide:7-10 days @ 21-24 C. Cover lightly with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:30 cm apart
Pinch:Yes, when 20 cm high
Flowering time:70 days after sowing
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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