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Gomphrena (Globe Amaranth) - Key Growing Information
SOWING: Transplant - Sow into 72-cell flats, or preferred seedling container, 6-8 weeks before planting outside. Cover lightly with 1/8" growing media. Harden off plants and transplant out after danger of frost. Direct seeding is not recommended.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: 18-28".
PLANT SPACING: 6-8". No pinching or support is necessary.
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when flowers are in color but before fully open. Dried: Harvest when flowers are completely open; hang to dry.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Any soil with good drainage.
USES: Cut flower or bedding plant.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Gomphrena spp.