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AMARANTH Green Thumb

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Amaranthus caudatus

Family: Amaranthaceae

Characteristics: Annual 45-60 cm

Seeds per packet: 100

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The apple-green goes well with most other colours making it a useful plant for filling in gaps in borders.

Also suitable for cutting and is fantastic in arrangements.

Tropical: Winter to Mid-Spring.
Temperate: Late Winter to Early-Summer.
Cold: Spring

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.


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