Amaranthus paniculatus

Amaranthus Elephant’s Head

R60.00

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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.

36 in stock

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    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
    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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