Amaranth 'Molten Fire'
400 seeds $3.00
Amaranth 'Molten Fire' is a stunning selection with crimson-maroon, bicolor foliage. It is both beautiful and nutritious, since the young leaves are edible.
Molten Fire amaranth only reaches 3-4' in height, making it a good choice for a small garden. It can also be grown in a large container. It looks particularly nice in mass plantings or as a hedge.
Amaranthus tricolor 'Molten Fire' is related to the poinsettia. It tolerates heat and humidity, and it prefers moist, well-drained soil.
Also known as Summer Poinsettia, Amaranthus 'Molten Fire', Amaranth 'Early Splendor', Amaranthus tricolour 'Early Splendour' and Amaranthus gangeticus.
Sowing Amaranth 'Molten Fire' Seeds
Sow amaranth seeds outdoors close to the last frost date. Or start indoors 4 weeks early. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Thin to 15" apart. Full sun.