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We will resume accepting new orders on Friday, February 26th at 8 AM (Pacific Time). Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for U.S. delivery. We appreciate your patience and support.

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2021 Seed Catalog

Green Tails amaranthus seeds
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Green Tails

Amaranthus Seeds

Amaranthus caudatus 'Viridis'

Similar to Love-lies-bleeding, with drooping lime-green tassels which are superb fresh cut or dried. Plants grow 3 to 5 ft. tall. Packet is 3.5 grams, about 5,000 seeds.

3.5 grams - $2.99
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Growing Green Tails Amaranthus Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Amaranthus Seeds: Direct sow amaranthus seeds into prepared seed beds after all danger of frost (and the soil has fully warmed) in groups of 4 seeds spaced 18-24 in. apart. Thin to the strongest plant. Or, scatter seed over ground that has had the top 1 in. of soil loosened. Rake seed in lightly, walk over area to firm soil. Keep moist until germination. Amaranthus seed is easy to germinate provided the soil is warm. Seed can also be started indoors in cell packs or 2 in. containers. Kept at 65-75°F., germination is in 10-21 days.

Grow Amaranthus: Full or part sun. Plants tolerate high heat, and any soil as long as drainage is good. Amaranthus will grow faster, produce more flowers with regular water; will tolerate some drought once established. Seed heads attract birds.

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Satisfaction Guarantee

We guarantee all the seeds we sell for one full year from the date of purchase. If you are unsatisfied with any seeds purchased from Swallowtail Garden Seeds, we will issue a refund. For customers in the U.S., we can send one-time replacement packets or issue a refund.