Amaranth- Caudatus Red

Amaranthus caudatus Open Pollinated

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  • Annual 80cm
  • Good for dried or cut flowers
  • Good for beds

Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

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'Amaranth- Caudatus Red' seeds

Amaranthus caudatus

  • Annual 80cm
  • Good for dried or cut flowers
  • Good for beds

Annual growing to 80cm. Bushy upright plants with green foliage that produce large drooping tassel of red flowers. Will tolerate poor soil.

Seeds per gram: 1825
Product code: A4-05

Best Months to Sow
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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 3mm
Season Spring or after frost
Germination 7-10 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 60cm
Plant Height 80cm
Position Full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 100 days

*Notes: Water regularly to prolong flowering.

How To Grow



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Ratings & Reviews


This is one of the most gorgeous plants I've ever seen. Easy to grow, very fat stems so it stands up to quite a bit of wind but best in a protected place because they're very tall. Absolutely beautiful.
Jane L 1 November 2019