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Amaranth, Burgundy Splendor (Organic)

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Grown for its bright burgundy leaves, livening up salads and braising mixes across the country. Burgundy Splendor has cascading deep red seed heads on 5 ft. tall stalks, covered with burgundy colored leaves. Pretty leaves for salads, when harvested at a young stage. Seed heads are excellent for ornamentals, and dried flower arrangements. Approx. 50 days.

Cultural data: field planting.
Growing season: warm season
Days to maturity: approx. 50 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 68-72ºF.
Cultural information: heat tolerant. Sow thinly, pinch terminal buds to promote branching.
Seed count: average 25,000 seeds/oz. or 400,000 seeds/lb.