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Amaranth Hopi red dye Certified Organic

Amaranth Hopi red dye Certified Organic

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A. hypochondriacus. Sow Hopi Red Dye Organic Amaranth seeds in the organic vegetable garden, and grow some history. This variety looks spectacular as micro-greens, but it’s also ornamental in the garden, and grows prolific seed heads that are chock full of seeds that can be ground into gluten free flour. Or use the whole plant to create intense red dye as in the Hopi tradition. This is a truly multi-purpose plant. Harvesting Amaranth seeds is easy to do. The luxurious flower clusters make excellent cut flowers, and contrast well with any white flowers in a bouquet.

Matures in 21 days to baby greens, 110 days for seeds. (Open-pollinated seeds)

    • Certified organic Amaranth seeds
    • Traditional dye variety
    • Grow as micro-greens
    • Collect gluten free seeds
    • Matures in 21-110 days



Amaranthus sp. (Many species are edible).Family: Amaranthaceae




Warm season. Amaranth is very much a summer crop. Exposure: Full sun. Amaranth needs a nice hot summer for its entire growth period of 40-50 days.


Direct sow in late spring, once night time temperatures are steadily above 10°C (50°F). Optimal soil temperature for germination: 18-24°C (65-75°F).

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