• Amaranth Collection

    Amaranth Collection

    SECTION: Vegetable Seeds, Amaranth, Collections Amaranthus tricolor If you aren’t sure where to start, this is a good place. Try our varieties and see which you like best. Includes amaranth and quinoa info sheet, along with 3 packets of amaranth seed. One packet will plant 100 sq ft when using Grain 12", Leaf 6" spacing in the bed. GB CULTURE: W,H/Matures Grain 12, Leaf 6/Harvest 4/Yield Grain 4-16+, Leaf 68-272/Spacing Grain 12", Leaf 6" SEEDS PER PACKET: 300 SOURCE CODE: mix PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4" WHEN TO PLANT: May to early June PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats or seed directly…

  • Amaranth Mix

    Amaranth Mix

    GB CULTURE: W,H/Matures Grain 12, Leaf 6/Harvest 4/Yield Grain 4-16+, Leaf 68-272/Spacing Grain 12", Leaf 6" DAYS TO MAT: 30-112 SEEDS PER PACKET: 300 SOURCE CODE: GB APPROX GERM DAYS: 5-14 PLANTING DEPTH: 1/8" WHEN TO PLANT: Early Summer, Late Spring PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats or in the garden after all danger of frost, on 6" centers in a level spot (so the small seeds do not wash away). Dig in compost and rake well before planting. Cover seeds thinly with soil (about 1/8"). Keep soil moist until seeds sprout, do not let them wilt. Varitey with red…

  • Amaranth, Burgundy Grain

    Amaranth, Burgundy Grain

    GB CULTURE: W,H/Matures Grain 12, Leaf 6/Harvest 4/Yield Grain 4-16+, Leaf 68-272/Spacing Grain 12", Leaf 6" DAYS TO MAT: 100-120 SEEDS PER PACKET: 300 SOURCE CODE: O APPROX GERM DAYS: 5-14 PLANTING DEPTH: Broadcast WHEN TO PLANT: Summer PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats or sow 1/8 inch deep and 12" apart directly into beds after all danger of frost has passed. Keep soil moist until seedlings are established, but after that water sparingly. Does best under dry, warm conditions. Harvest when seedheads mature and dry out. Can be threshed and winnowed by hand. SECTION: Vegetable Seeds, Amaranthus sp.…

  • Amaranth, Ellen's Purple

    Amaranth, Ellen's Purple

    GB CULTURE: W,H/Matures Grain 12, Leaf 6/Harvest 4/Yield Grain 4-16+, Leaf 68-272/Spacing Grain 12", Leaf 6" DAYS TO MAT: 100-120 SEEDS PER PACKET: 300 SOURCE CODE: GB APPROX GERM DAYS: 5-14 PLANTING DEPTH: Broadcast WHEN TO PLANT: Summer PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds in flats or sow 1/8 inch deep and 12" apart directly into beds after all danger of frost has passed. Keep soil moist until seedlings are established, but after that water sparingly. Does best under dry, warm conditions. Harvest when seedheads mature and dry out. Can be threshed and winnowed by hand. SECTION: Vegetable Seeds, Amaranthus spp.…

  • Amaranth, Garnet Red (OG) for Micro Greens

    Amaranth, Garnet Red (OG) for Micro Greens

    Organically grown. Avg. 575,000 seeds/lb.

  • Amaranth, Red Leaf, Tampala, Calaloo

    Amaranth, Red Leaf, Tampala, Calaloo

    EA CULTURE: W,H/Matures Leaf 6/Harvest 4/Leaf 68-272/Spacing Grain 6" DAYS TO MAT: 40-50 SEEDS PER PACKET: 300 SOURCE CODE: C APPROX GERM DAYS: 5-14 PLANTING DEPTH: 1/8" WHEN TO PLANT: Summer PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seeds directly after all danger of frost is past, on 6" centers. Likes well-drained soil in good tilth and fairly level (so the small seeds do not wash away). Cover seeds thinly with soil (about 1/8"). To germinate keep soil moist - water moderately. After 3-5 weeks start harvesting leaves, but for continued production don't harvest more than half the plant at once. SECTION: Vegetable…

  • Amaranth-Autumn Touch

    Amaranth-Autumn Touch

    Amaranthus caudatusWe're bringing high fashion to the cutting garden. The wooly-textured spires in luminescent, pearly-cream are ultra-wearable and coordinate with any style of fresh or dried displays. As a border or background plant, Autumn Touch adds a touch of vogue that flaunts and tosses its tresses gracefully in the breeze. Plants grow 2 1/2-3 feet. Approximately 1300 seeds per gram. Germination code: (1) or (4)

  • Amaranthus 'Autumn's Touch'

    Amaranthus 'Autumn's Touch'

    Blending perfectly into the late summer and autumn landscape, the giant 2-foot plumes atop this Red Amaranth combine soft pistachio-green and bronze tones to create restful, airy beauty in the sunny annual bed. Perfect for cutting for fresh or dried arrangements, these massive blooms last for many weeks on the plant, delighting the songbirds who flock to feast on their seeds all fall!'Autumn's Touch' reaches 3 1/2 to 4 feet tall, with very large, handsome dark green foliage and thick stems that need no staking. The plumes arise in late summer and continue well into fall, even catching the first…

  • Amaranthus 'Dreadlocks'

    Amaranthus 'Dreadlocks'

    A showstopping plant that steals the scene in garden or vase, 'Dreadlocks' is a joyously bright, floriferous, unique Amaranthus you won't want to miss. Not only are its magenta blooms eye-catchingly bright, but its distinctively weeping habit sets it apart from every other plant in the annual bed -- and begs to be used in fresh and everlasting bouquets indoors!'Dreadlocks' is an upright plant about 3 feet tall and up to 18 inches wide. Its flowerstems point straight down, however, reaching 3 feet to brush the garden floor. All along the stems, closely spaced, are borne magenta blooms in big,…

  • Amaranthus c 'Love Lies Bleeding'

    Amaranthus c 'Love Lies Bleeding'

    Showy and exotic plant, perfect for beds and borders, is an excellent accent with its tall, erect branching stems and long ropes of flowers that cascade to the ground. Makes a very effective cut flower that will hold its color in the vase for quite some time. 2-4ft. Germination: 1-15 days, 70-85F. Well-drained soil.

  • Amaranthus c 'Pony Tails'

    Amaranthus c 'Pony Tails'

    Delightful, decorative red and green tassels gently swish side to side in summer breezes. Ideal for adding height and interest to bedding displays. 3-4ft. Germination: 1-15 days, 70-85F. Well-drained soil.

  • Amaranthus caudatus 'Fat Spike'

    Amaranthus caudatus 'Fat Spike'

    Highly attractive, erect fat spikes in deep purplish-red, from 3in thick tapering to 1in, as if standing guard. Ideal as a border filler and for flower arranging. 3-4ft. Germination: 1-15 days, 70-85F. Well-drained soil.

  • Amaranthus paniculatus 'Autumn Palette'

    Amaranthus paniculatus 'Autumn Palette'

    A quick and easy-to-grow annual, providing a completely different color combination in amaranthus. These attractive tall feathery flower spikes of cream and biscuit shades ruffle gently in the slightest breeze, adding height, interest and movement to summer and fall displays. Plumes can be used as a long-lasting and intriguing cut flower. Germination: 1-15 days, 70-85F. Well-drained soil. 4-6ft.

  • Amaranthus paniculatus 'Marvel Bronze'

    Amaranthus paniculatus 'Marvel Bronze'

    Add instant impact with eye-catching bronze foliage and stunning deep red plumes. A perfect dot plant for borders. Try planting it en masse for an explosive result! 3-4ft. Germination: 1-15 days, 70-85F. Well-drained soil.

  • Amaranthus Towers Green

    Amaranthus Towers Green

    An utterly unique plant habit, unusual flower color, and an unbelievably long season of bloom! This Amaranthus will make visitors do a double-take, and its design possibilities are almost endless. From midsummer right through early fall, the plant bears masses of velvety-soft, bright chartreuse florets on thick, columnar spikes, the central stem much taller than the others. Who can resist such a novelty?This plant ranges from 3 1/2 feet tall (at its central "tower") to about 27 inches at the secondary flowerspikes. Each bloom column measures 16 to 20 inches long and several inches thick, every iota of space jammed…

  • Amaranthus Towers Mix

    Amaranthus Towers Mix

    Meet the Amaranthus that is taking American gardens by storm! An utterly unique plant habit and an unbelievably long season of bloom are delightful additions to the sunny border or accent planting . . . and did you notice that one of the colors is vivid lime-green? These two Amaranthus will stop visitors in their tracks in any setting -- and with their sun-loving nature, the design possibilities are nearly endless. Who can resist such an opportunity?This mix contains equal amounts of the red- and chartreuse-flowered Towers. Both plants range from 3 1/2 feet tall (at their central "tower") to…

  • Amaranthus Towers Red

    Amaranthus Towers Red

    An utterly unique plant habit with an unbelievably floriferous, long-blooming season! This Amaranthus will make visitors do a double-take, and its design possibilities are almost endless. From midsummer right through early fall, the plant bears masses of velvety-soft, bright red florets on thick, columnar spikes, the central stem much taller than the others. Who can resist such a novelty?This plant ranges from 3 1/2 feet tall (at its central "tower") to about 27 inches at the secondary flowerspikes. Each bloom column measures 16 to 20 inches long and several inches thick, every iota of space jammed with rich color. The…

  • Amaranthus tricolor 'Joseph's Coat'

    Amaranthus tricolor 'Joseph's Coat'

    Cream, scarlet and green foliage. Good bedding or conservatory plant. 18-24in. Germination: 1-15 days, 70-85F. Well-drained soil.

  • Burgundy Amaranth

    Burgundy Amaranth

    (100-110 days) Elegant, long burgundy plumes bear plentiful white seeds on 6-8' tall plants. Leaves are intense reddish purple and add color and nutrition to salads.

  • Emerald Tassels

    Emerald Tassels

    Fantastic color and texture for fresh bouquets or large containers. When dried, the blooms turn from green to a light tan color that works well in fall arrangements. Ht. 36-60". Avg. 42,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

  • Golden Giant Amaranth

    Golden Giant Amaranth

    Attractive golden-colored flower heads produce up to 1 lb of white seed per plant, making this a very heavy producer. Plants grow to about 6’ and are easy to grow.

  • Greek Amaranth

    Greek Amaranth

    (55-70 days) Light green foliage gives way to beautiful, multiheaded 5-7' flower plumes yielding dark purple, edible seeds. An early maturing species, the delicious leaves of these stoutly branched plants are favoured as a steamed vegetable in Greece.

  • Greek Giant Amaranth

    Greek Giant Amaranth

    Seed sent to us by Dr. Joseph Philip of Pennsylvania. He collected seed originally near the town of Herakleion, Crete, years ago and has grown it ever since. Entire plant is reddish-pink, reaching 3 1/2 feet tall in most situations, but may approach 5 feet in very rich soil. Plants branch relatively little for an amaranth and produce most of the red seed heads at the top of the plant. Very Attractive! Contains 100-200 heirloom seeds

  • Green Calaloo Amaranth

    Green Calaloo Amaranth

    A popular green vegetable in many countries, including many islands of the Caribbean where this plant is famous for Calaloo Seafood Soup. Light green leaves are great in stews, stir-fries and soups, having a tangy, spinach-like flavor. Easy to grow in warm weather.

  • Hopi Red Dye Amaranth

    Hopi Red Dye Amaranth

    Originally grown as a dye plant by the southwestern Hopi Nation, this variety has the reddest seedlings of any amaranth known, making it a natural for micro-green mixes! Plants reach 4-6 feet and cut a most striking figure in the garden! The Hopis use the deep-red flower bract as a natural dye to color their world-renowned piki bread.

    (3-21 days baby, 70 days to flower, 110 days to seed) Multi-purpose 4-6' plant: seedlings make colorful microgreens; deep red baby leaves and rosettes brighten salad mixes; young plants make nutritious steamed greens; flowers can be used in bouquets; and the seeds are ground into a high protein, gluten-free flour.  Traditionally used by the Hopis as a ceremonial food dye to produce red cornbread.

  • Hubei Amaranth

    Hubei Amaranth

    Attractive red flowers on short, sprawling plants that can reach 4' across. We received our seeds for this variety from our Australian friend, Rose-Marie Lacherez, and she received the seeds in 1995 from a Chinese researcher (Bi Jihuan) who, at the time, was the director of the agricultural college of Hubei, China. Contains 100-200 heirloom seeds

  • Joseph's Coat

    Joseph's Coat "Perfecta" Amaranth

    Wavy-margined leaves in bright orange and yellow are reminiscent of lava spouting from a volcano! Plants reach 3 ft in height. Makes a spectacular temporary hedge. Native to Asia, where it is cultivated for its leaves. This variety was favored by Thomas Jefferson, as well as many others of that period. Contains 100-200 heirloom seeds

  • Kerala Red Amaranth

    Kerala Red Amaranth

    A beautiful red amaranth from the Indian state of Kerala, where amaranth is a popular garden crop, making great stir-fried and steamed greens. This variety has pretty stems, foliage and flowers. Harvest leaves young when still tender. Contains 100-200 heirloom seeds

  • Love-Lies-Bleeding

    Love-Lies-Bleeding

    A reminder of things Victorian and a graceful accent in arrangements. Ht. 36-60". Avg. 30,100 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

  • Love-Lies-Bleeding - Green Amaranth

    Love-Lies-Bleeding - Green Amaranth

    A wonderful green version of the lovely “Love- Lies-Bleeding” with long flower-ropes that are lime green; attractive and easy to grow. A must to blend with the red.

  • Love-Lies-Bleeding - Red Amaranth

    Love-Lies-Bleeding - Red Amaranth

    60 days. Tall, 3’- 4’ plants are covered with very long rope-like flowers that are a deep, brilliant red color. One of the most striking plants for any garden and so easy to grow. Amaranth is one of our favorite crops! A good seed producer, too. This is a very old heirloom, a pre-1700 variety, that was very popular. Leaves are tasty as cooked greens.

  • Manna De Montana Amaranth

    Manna De Montana Amaranth

    (95-105 days) A dependable, uniform 4-6' variety that yields bountiful harvests of delicious orange-gold seeds.  Wonderful for whole-grain cereals, bread flours or popping.

  • Mercado Amaranth

    Mercado Amaranth

    Traditional grain type from southern Mexico. (“Mercado” means market in Spanish.) Apple-green seed heads give way to delicious, tan grain. This lodge-resistant variety is rather long-season for an amaranth, requiring 125 days to yield mature seed.

    (125 days) An unusual, great tasting 7-9' variety from southern Mexico.  Prolific bearer of tan seeds on thick, green tops. Very lodge resistant. Needs a long season, but can be grown in northern gardens if started early.

  • Miriah Amaranth

    Miriah Amaranth

    This variety is a good producer of green leaves. Popular in Asia eaten as a delicious spinach substitute; great cooked or pickled. Ornamental plants grow 5'-6' tall and produce a flashy golden-brown seed head. Very rare.

  • Molten Fire Amaranth

    Molten Fire Amaranth

    Simply stunning, this old favorite produces leaves that are a fire-crimson color, so intense and beautiful! One of the best varieties for edible landscaping as the young leaves are quite tasty and nutritious when cooked.

  • Opopeo - Amaranth

    Opopeo - Amaranth

    60 days. Beautiful, large, red, upright flower spikes and bronze-green foliage make this Mexican heirloom a real knockout in the vegetable garden. Tasty leaves are tender when picked young. Easy to grow from seed. From Opopeo, Mexico.

  • Orange Giant Amaranth

    Orange Giant Amaranth

    Ornamental 6- to 8-foot tall plants produce giant, golden orange heads, with the stems golden as well. Each plant can produce up to 1 lb of seed; a beautiful variety that is tasty and productive.

  • Red Garnet Amaranth

    Red Garnet Amaranth

    Attractive flowers and red leaves make this amaranth not only edible, but beautiful as well! Young leaves can be used for greens, or let go to seed and harvest for grain. Plants grow 6-8 feet tall.

  • Red Leaf Vegetable Amaranth

    Red Leaf Vegetable Amaranth

    Medium green, oval to heart-shaped leaves are overlaid with burgundy red. Comparable to spinach in flavor. Often used in soups. Sow thinly, 12-15 seeds/ft., 1/8- 1/4" deep, in warm 70°F (21°C) soil. Thin to 6" apart. Pick individual leaves; pinch off terminal buds to encourage branching. Avg. 46,000 seeds/oz. PKT: Avg. 500 seeds, sows 32'. Avg. 46,000 seeds/oz. PKT: Avg. 500 seeds, sows 32'. Packet: 500 seeds.

  • Red Lion Jumbo Amaryllis  - 1 bulb

    Red Lion Jumbo Amaryllis - 1 bulb

    Red Lion produces breathtaking scarlet red blooms over 8 inches across. And with these mammoth sized bulbs you get even more blooms and more stalks for a dazzling holiday display!

  • Thai RW Tender Amaranth

    Thai RW Tender Amaranth

    A popular plant that is grown in Thailand, used as a salad and cooking green; popular in soups, curries and stir-fries. Smallish plants produce round, medium green-colored leaves.