Amaranth, Emerald Tassels (Amaranthus caudatus ‘viridis’) Seeds

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Amaranth, Emerald Tassels (Amaranthus caudatus ‘viridis’) Seeds

$3.50

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Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

aka Green Tassel Flower, Green Love-Lies-Bleeding, Pendant Amaranth, Velvet Flower, Foxtail Amaranth

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Green Tassels Amaranth is easily grown in average, moist, but well-drained soils in full sun. It is characterized by its drooping lime-green flowers during bloom, which turn white with age. With appropriate care and space, these plants can grow up to 3-4 ft tall. Green tassels amaranth is good for fresh flower arrangements.

Type: Annual
Family: Amaranthaceae
Native Range:
Growing Zones: All
Mature Height: 36-48 in
Mature Width: 18-24 in

Sowing: Start indoors in pots 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Barely cover seed. Needs light to germinate.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 4-10 @ 70F+
Special Maintenance: n/a

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Type: Well-drained/light
Water: Average
Drought Tolerance: Poor
Growth Rate: Fast

Leaf Description: Light green, large
Bloom Time: Summer, July-September
Bloom Description: Lime green turning cream, drooping tassels

Harvest: Flowering Tops
Harvest Time: Late Summer, August-September

Special Properties: Deer resistant, excellent cut flower, edible young leaves

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