Amaranth- Oeschberg

Amaranthus cruentus


Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

$1.25
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Amaranth- Oeschberg

Amaranthus cruentus


  • Annual 100cm
  • Good for dried or cut flowers
  • Large maroon red feathering flower spikes


Annual growing to 100cm. Very ornamental variety with large upright maroon red feathered flower spikes. Good for borders and as a cut or dried flower. Will tolerate poor soil. Also known as Princes Feather.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring or after frost
Germination: 7-10 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Half hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 60cm
Plant Height: 100cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 100 days
*Notes: Water regularly to prolong flowering.

(Product number: F1-05)
Seeds per gram: 1600 seeds


SKU F1-05
Shipping Weight 0.0008kg
Botanical name: Amaranthus cruentus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 500 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1600
Photo credits:

Photo by Jacki Dougan

Photo by Jacki Dougan

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