Amaranthus Copperhead Seeds

Amaranthus Copperhead Seeds

A. cruentus

Product ID#: RA1880-8541

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Harvesting Good for Cutting, Long Vase Life
Growing Conditions Field Crop
Additional Characteristics Recommended for Summer Planting for Fall Harvest, Start Early for Transplants, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month June, July, August, September
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Heirloom, Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 75 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Tender
Plant Height 61 + inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Bouquet Filler Flower, Edible Flowers, Excellent for Drying & Crafts
Shape Filler Flower, Spike, Textural
  • 1 packet

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$3.95
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Amaranthus Copperhead is a prolific and vigorous growing variety that produces large, multi-bract, feathery plume-type copper colored heads on tall 48" - 60" inch sturdy stalks. This early maturing variety can add just the right amount of subtle neutral color to blend into cutting and cottage gardens perfectly. This crossover food crop is a popular cut flower variety and produces the best quality stems when the center is pinched to create strong side shoot stems. Time your plantings for early fall harvest as this is the perfect autumn color and the stems are highly salable during the fall season. Copperhead has excellent vase life and holds its rich saturated color when used fresh or dried. To avoid seeds freely self sowing, cut all the blooms before the heads bolt. Packet: 100 seeds.
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