Organic Elephant Head Amaranth

$4.00


Dense burgundy plumes make a rounded head from which rises the tall central stalk of the elephant’s trunk. The dramatic display lasts all summer, growing larger as the season wears on. Extremely long-lasting as a cut flower too. Plants will develop smaller side-shoot blooms if the central head is cut.

Seeds are edible, but not produced in large enough quantities to be worthwhile eating. For high seed production - not to mention tall ornamental flower spikes - please see Copperhead Amaranth and Opopeo Amaranth in the Grains section.

Latin name: Amaranthus gangeticus
Approx. 100 seeds per packet
Grown in Potter Valley, California
Certified Organic by CCOF
Open-pollinated, non-GMO

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