Amaranth- Early Splendour

Amaranthus tricolor


Standard seed packet, 350 seeds

$1.50
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Amaranth- Early Splendour

Amaranthus tricolor


  • Bright red and chocolate brown leaves
  • Good for beds and borders


Very ornamental variety of amaranth that is grown for it's colourful leaves. Upright bushy plants produce chocolate brown to burgundy leaves that are topped by bright red leaves. Great for beds, borders, mass planting and cottage gardens. Flowers are insignificant. Drought tolerant.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring and early summer
Germination: 7-10 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 50cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 105 days

(Product number: F1-19)
Seeds per gram: 1725 seeds


SKU F1-19
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Amaranthus tricolor
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 350 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1725
Photo credits:

Photo by Bill Richard

Photo by barbera*

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