Botanical Interests Seeds, Organic, Amaranth, Burgundy

Amaranthus hypochondriacus. USDA organic. Annual Full Sun: Blooms summer to fall 5 feet - 8 feet tall. Heirloom: Elegant burgundy plumes add rich color to the back of a border. Striking maroon leaves in fall. Excellent cut flower fresh or dried. These majestic plants make a lovely backdrop in the flower garden. The dramatic burgundy plumes produce beige seeds that are very high in protein and other nutrients. Cook like rice for a side dish or pop like popcorn! You can pick leaves when very young for salads and steaming. Drought tolerant once established. No GMOs: All our seeds are untreated. Certified organic by the Colorado Dept. of Agriculture. Peel back flaps - More info inside. We are dedicated to inspiring and educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside.