Gorgeous variegated amaranth with medium green leaves with deep wine heart that expands as plants mature. The underside of the Passion’s leaves is a vibrant dark pink. This amaranth will lift up any salad! can be used just like spinach.
Scientific Name: Amaranthus tricolor
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C
Germination time in days: 10-15 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 60-75 days
Sunlight: Full sun with Late Shade
Soil requirement: Moist, fertile, well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Sow on surface, lightly covered at a 18C soil temperature. Direct sow outdoors after last frost. Grows to 60-120 cm . Space 45-60 cm apart.