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Amaranthus caudatus (Love-Lies-Bleeding) seeds

Amaranthus caudatus (Love-Lies-Bleeding) seeds

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Well known, showy annual with large, tropical-looking leaves & unusual, long, deep red flower tassels which cascade down in dramatic fashion.  Very easy to grow.

Half Hardy Annual
Height: 90cm, Spread: 60cm
Flowers: June to frosts
Position: Sun in well drained soil, sheltered from strong winds

Packet of 250 seeds




Indoors: Sow from February to May on the surface of moist, good quality seed compost and cover with a very fine layer of sieved compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator or other warm place and maintain a temperature of 19-23C.   Germination should take about 10-20 days.

Outdoors: Sow from May onwards in finely raked soil and keep watered in dry weather. 

Growing: When the seedlings are large enough to handle, pot up indoor grown seedlings into small pots (7-9cm) and grow on in cooler conditions in plenty of light but shaded from direct sunlight.  When the plants are large enough, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out in a sunny spot in well drained soil.

Pinch out the growing tips to encourage bushiness and keep well watered.  Plants may need some support in strong winds.


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Store seeds in a cool, dry place.