Amaranth- Pygmy Torch

Amaranthus hypochondriacus


Standard seed packet, 350 seeds

$1.25
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Amaranth- Pygmy Torch

Amaranthus hypochondriacus


  • Annual 60cm
  • Burgundy-red flowers
  • Very ornamental


Annual growing to 60cm. Bushy upright plant with dark green leaves that produce large upright spikes of burgundy-red flowers. Early flowering. Very ornamental. Good for dried and cut flowers.


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: 60cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 100 days
*Notes: Water regularly to prolong flowering.

(Product number: C3-11)
Seeds per gram: 1600 seeds


SKU C3-11
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Amaranthus hypochondriacus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 350 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1600
Photo credits:

Photo by Karelj / CC BY-SA 3.0

Photo by Karelj / CC BY-SA 3.0

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