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Amaranthus has no serious pests, but monitor regularly for aphids.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Bicolored chocolate and magenta leaves\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Earthy, nutty, and spinach-like\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eEarly Splendor amaranthus is popularly sown directly after the final frost but, for earliest color, begin seeds indoors 6 – 8 weeks prior and transplant to a sunny place either indoors or out. Amaranthus seeds will take 14 – 21 days to germinate with full lighting and young plants may need staking. Plant 4 – 5 Early Splendor amaranthus seeds ¼” deep and 18 – 24” apart in average, evenly moist, and well-drained soil in full sun. Early Splendor amaranthus is susceptible to yellow asters, root rot, fungal leaf spots, and powdery mildew if grown in overly saturated and poorly drained soil. Amaranthus has no serious pests, but monitor regularly for aphids. Early Splendor amaranthus seeds mature in 70 – 77 days as 24 – 36” tall bushy uprights with an 18 – 24” spread of “poinsettia-like” leaves.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlthough \u003cem\u003eAmaranthus tricolor\u003c\/em\u003e is technically native to the tropics of South America, the plant has since been naturalized throughout most of the world’s tropics and has become a favorite in many different countries’ diets. Amaranthus is also known as “Edible Amaranthus” and grown as a vegetable in Korea, India, Bangladesh, and the Caribbean. Amaranthus is also celebrated and grown worldwide for being able to convert CO2 at a much higher rate of efficiency that many other plants.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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70 – 77 days. Early Splendor amaranthus seeds are a stunning, simple, and exotic tropical grow ideal for many hot and humid gardens. Early Splendor grows 24 – 36” tall mounds of radiant magenta and chocolate leaves perfect for highlighting patios, borders, fences, or walkways. Amaranthus is native to the sweltering tropics and will thrive all summer in similar gardens. Early Splendor amaranthus is an indoor seasonal favorite for accenting any living room, bedroom, or office. 500 seeds.

Growing Early Splendor Amaranthus Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Amaranthus tricolor
  • Other Names: Joseph’s Coat, Fountain Plant, Summer Poinsettia
  • Seed Type: Annual
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Early Splendor amaranthus is popularly sown directly after the final frost but, for earliest color, begin seeds indoors 6 – 8 weeks prior and transplant to a sunny place either indoors or out. Amaranthus seeds will take 14 – 21 days to germinate with full lighting and young plants may need staking.
  • Days to Maturity: 70 – 77 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 – 11
  • Planting Depth: Plant 4 – 5 seeds ¼” deep
  • Plant Spacing: 18 – 24”
  • Growth Habit: 24 – 36” tall bushy upright with an 18 – 24” spread of “poinsettia-like” Early Splendored leaves
  • Soil Preference: Average, evenly moist, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Early Splendor amaranthus is susceptible to yellow asters, root rot, fungal leaf spots, and powdery mildew if grown in overly saturated and poorly drained soil. Amaranthus has no serious pests, but monitor regularly for aphids.
  • Color: Bicolored chocolate and magenta leaves
  • Flavor: Earthy, nutty, and spinach-like

Early Splendor amaranthus is popularly sown directly after the final frost but, for earliest color, begin seeds indoors 6 – 8 weeks prior and transplant to a sunny place either indoors or out. Amaranthus seeds will take 14 – 21 days to germinate with full lighting and young plants may need staking. Plant 4 – 5 Early Splendor amaranthus seeds ¼” deep and 18 – 24” apart in average, evenly moist, and well-drained soil in full sun. Early Splendor amaranthus is susceptible to yellow asters, root rot, fungal leaf spots, and powdery mildew if grown in overly saturated and poorly drained soil. Amaranthus has no serious pests, but monitor regularly for aphids. Early Splendor amaranthus seeds mature in 70 – 77 days as 24 – 36” tall bushy uprights with an 18 – 24” spread of “poinsettia-like” leaves.

 

Although Amaranthus tricolor is technically native to the tropics of South America, the plant has since been naturalized throughout most of the world’s tropics and has become a favorite in many different countries’ diets. Amaranthus is also known as “Edible Amaranthus” and grown as a vegetable in Korea, India, Bangladesh, and the Caribbean. Amaranthus is also celebrated and grown worldwide for being able to convert CO2 at a much higher rate of efficiency that many other plants.

 
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