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Edible Flower

Edible Flower

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.

Heirloom

Heirloom

HL = Heirloom. Seeds which have been saved over many years and passed down, in original form, from generation to generation.

Ideal for drying and crafts

Ideal for drying and crafts

Variety is excellent for creating dried Flowers.

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

For seeds, OG means "organically grown" and signifies seeds harvested from plants grown organically, without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides and according to National Organic Program standards.
For supplies, OG signifies products that are approved for use in growing certified organic crops; supplies are listed by the OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) when noted in the product description.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Opopeo
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OpopeoOrganic Amaranthus Seed

1535

Product ID: 1535

Sturdy, productive filler flower.

Striking bronze foliage with bright red spikes adds rich color to fresh and dried arrangements. Pinching will encourage side branching. Organically grown. Ht. 70-78". Avg. 39,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1535Packet  $3.95 
15351/4 Ounce  $7.95 
15351 Ounce  $23.80 
Backordered until 03/21/15
15351/4 Pound  $63.20 
Backordered until 03/21/15
15351 Pound  $204.70 
Backordered until 03/21/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   65-75

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

Product Symbols:

Edible Flower   Heirloom   Ideal for drying and crafts   Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

Shipping Information & Notes

Seeds can be dried and eaten or ground into flour. Leaves and young seedlings can be used in soups and salads.

Growing Information

Amaranthus

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C)

SOWING: Transplant - Sow 4-6 weeks before last frost. Grow at 62-65°F (17-18°C) until transplanting out. Direct seed - After last frost. Support advised.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.

PLANT SPACING: 12-15".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh - 3/4 of the flowers on the inflorescence are open. Dried - Seed has begun to set and flowers feel firm.

Drying-Stand up tailing varieties in a bucket or any tall container to maintain draped appearance. Hang upright varieties to dry.

SOIL:
Well-drained soil.

USE:
Fresh or dried cut flower, back of bed, accent in borders, containers.

NOTES: Support advised.


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