Our open-pollinated Hopi Red Dye Amaranth seeds are guaranteed to be free from any GMO contamination and of the highest quality available.
|Germination||start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost or direct sow after frost, sow 1/4 deep, germ. (8-12 days)|
|Requirements||full sun, drought tolerant but prefers most soil, moderate water req.|
|Uses||edible*(leaves, seeds, stems), utility (dye)|
|Notes||Amaranth can concentrate nitrates from the soil. Do not use chemical fertilizers (ever, but especially here). Seeds from amaranthus spp. should be blanched in water several times before consuming to remove toxins (saponins).|
|Breed Status||Open Pollinated|
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