Hopi Red Dye Amaranth

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Description

The flowers of the Hopi Red Dye amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus) were traditionally used by the Hopi to make a scarlet dye for coloring their ceremonial Piki cornbread. The young leaves are delicious raw or steamed. The 4-6′ plants produce beautiful black seeds that are nutritious and easy to process for eating. Hopi Red Dye is also a popular variety for flower bouquets.  

Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.

21 days baby leaf. 70 days to flower. 110 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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