Amaranthus cruentus 'Hot Biscuits'

Upright tassled flowers in the richest copper – this is wonderful mixed with dahlias, rich and pale, in the garden and vase. More
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Upright tassled flowers in the richest copper – this is wonderful mixed with dahlias, rich and pale, in the garden and vase.

Genus Amaranthus
Group/Species cruentus
Variety Hot Biscuits
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Foxtail Amaranthus
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Dry, Well-drained
Height 1-1.5m (3.5-5ft)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Water well and weed the area they are to grow. Amaranthus prefers high light levels especially when establishing.
Care Tips Pinch out the centre stem to encourage side branching. If growing on a exposed site then some form of support will keep the plant upright.
Flowering June - October, 12 weeks from sowing
Vase Life They will last 7 to 10 days in a vase.
Harvesting Flower production 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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