Amaranthus tricolour ‘Flaming Fountain’ seeds -( Amaranth, Joseph’s Coat’)

$4.10

Description

This annual has brilliantly coloured leaves, of red, yellow and green. The plant is an excellent bedding plant and its striking leaves, especially en masse, attract everyone’s attention.

Sowing advice
Sow indoors at 21 deg C 6-8 weeks before the last frost ,or direct in early summer at 21 deg C or higher.
Sow in seed trays or pots in moist seed raising mix or direct.
Do not cover seeds as light is required for germination. Seedlings should appear in 10- 14 days. The seedlings should be ready to transplant in 3-4 weeks. Transplant to 7cm pots and grow on. Transplant outdoors late spring into moist, well-drained soil, 30 to 45cm apart.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

amaranth, tassel flower, Joseph's Coat

Family

Amaranthaceae

Maximum Height

1.2 m

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40