Bright maroon flowers are used to dye Hopi piki bread, and will add beauty to any garden! Maroon leaves are add a bright splash to salads. Hopi Red Dye Amaranth grain is edible and is a beautiful addition to our culinary amaranth mix. Regionally-adapted to Colorado and Four Corners.
Planting Instructions: Plant Hopi Red Dye Amaranth seeds directly in ground after last frost. Keep moist until germinated. Thin to 2 feet apart. Highly drought tolerant. In many warmer climates, amaranth will return year after year so plant where you don't mind it returning!
Seed Saving Instructions: When seed is mature it will easily fall into a bucket when stems are shaken. Clip entire seedhead into bucket and stomp to dislodge seed, or shake while still on plant. Store seeds in a paper or mesh bag in a cool, dark and dry location.
Approx 250 Hopi Red Dye Amaranth seeds per packet