Botanical Name: Amaranthus caudatus
Plant Dimensions: 3’–4′ tall
Variety Information: Each drooping red tassel (up to 18″ long) is a colony of tiny, tightly packed flowers against dark green leaves.
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Cut Flower
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow in biodegradable pots that can be directly planted in the ground; roots are sensitive to disturbance.
Days to Emerge: 7 – 14 days
Seed Depth: ⅛”
Seed Spacing: A pinch (approx. 8 seeds) every 18″ – 24″
Thinning: When 1″ – 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 18″ – 24″