Amaranthus Elephant’s Head
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.
115 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|
|Germination guide:||7-10 days @ 21-24 C. Cover lightly with thin layer of soil.|
|Spacing:||30 cm apart|
|Pinch:||Yes, when 20 cm high|
|Flowering time:||70 days after sowing|
|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.