Dwarf Amaranth growing up to 16 inches with rich crimson plumes adds ornamental appeal. The long-lasting cut flowers dry a deep red and the green-to-burgundy leaves and shiny black seeds are edible and delicious! Cute little plants that are perfect in smaller gardens or containers.
A tall, beautiful, and edible plant that is easy to grow requires little maintenance and is drought tolerant. Use in salads, cook as greens, or grow for the seed heads to make flour or popcorn. Sprouts for microgreens are ready in 15-30 days. It grows well in the heat, which intensifies the color.