Coppery-orange plumes on 4-
7-ft stalks are a dramatic and
long-lasting garden presence.
Super-nutritious seeds are
tiny but plentiful, making
Copperhead a good choice for
a high-protein edible. In 2020,
our 30-ft row yielded over 5
lbs. of seed for us, in addition
to plenty for the birds. Harvest
when the translucent seed
turns white – or let the birds
Copperhead and Opopeo are the varieties we recommend if you want to harvest amaranth seed to eat. Of course both these varieties are also wonderful ornamentals, bringing high drama to the garden all summer.
Latin name: Amaranthus cruentus
Approx. 100 seeds per packet
Grown in Potter Valley, California
Certified Organic by CCOF
Nov 12, 2021
Fast shipping, good packaging-can’t wait to plant in Spring!
Jul 27, 2021
I put a small handful in six different pots, and I got a pretty good germination rate.
Jul 25, 2021