Amaranth 'Pygmy Torch'
500 seeds $2.75
Amaranth 'Pygmy Torch' is a dwarf variety with erect spikes of crimson-burgundy flowers. The bicolor green and burgundy leaves are attractive in salads. The edible seeds are black and brown.
Pygmy Torch amaranth is short and compact, making it a good choice for containers and small gardens. It's nice for cutting.
Also known as Prince's Feather and Prince-of-Wales Feather.
Sowing Amaranth 'Pygmy Torch' 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.