Chinese Giant Orange Amaranth

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With its bright orange flowers and commanding height, Chinese Giant Orange amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) is a stunning addition to your garden. It is also an excellent food source: the greens, cooked and eaten like spinach, are delicious and very high in important vitamins and minerals; the seed is a popular grain that makes a tasty porridge or gruel. This variety is huge – plants up to 8′ tall, and reported yields of up to a pound of seed per plant! Tolerant of poor soils, but will yield much greater in a well-tended garden with rich soil.

100 days to seed. Annual

Additional information

Weight .3 lbs
Dimensions 4 × 5 × .5 in
Bulk Options

1 oz = ~28,000 seeds, Packet: 0.5 grams = ~500 seeds


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