AMARANTH Elephant Head
Stock: 289 Available
Characteristics: Annual 60-100 cm
Seeds per packet: 40
Decorative annual of dark purple red puffs with a spike rising above the bloom that might appear to be an elephant head shape.
Ideal for adding height and interest to bedding displays. Leaves are edible.
Tropical: Winter to Mid-Spring.
Temperate: Late Winter to Early-Summer.
Sow: 5mm deep.
For best results sow directly into soil where they are to grow.
Germination: 7-14 days.
Plant space: 80cm
Row space: 1 metre
Maturity: 10-12 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.
Adaptable to most soils in a sunny position. Drought resistant but frost tender.