Ammi Majus Seeds

£3.00
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Great for Cut Flowers
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Perfect for Pots
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Pollinator-Friendly
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Hardy Annual

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plant benefit
Great for Cut Flowers
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Perfect for Pots
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Pollinator-Friendly
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Hardy Annual

Lacy-white dainty flowers blooming in a frothy haze.

A lovely filler flower, adding a delicate level of interest to a garden bed and your cut flower arrangements.

why it's special:

  • Fast-growing annual for instant impact
  • Thrives in full sun and partial shade
  • A fabulous form in bud, flower and seed

when to sow

jan
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when to harvest

Plant size

1.5 m
30 cm
conditions

Position

Full sun and light shade.
soil conditions

Soil

Well drained soil
urban growing

Support

Water regularly.
Feed often.

Our Top Tip

Once established, amaranth needs little care and is very heat tolerant. Avoid soil becoming waterlogged.

In The Records

The genus name Amaranthus originally comes from the Greek word Auapavboc meaning "one that does not wither" or 'unfading'. Stands to reason with Amaranth's reputation for loving a heat wave.
Features Perfect for pots, ornamental floristry, drought resistance and pollinator-friendly.
Locations Balconies, terraces, containers and garden beds
Effort Level Looks after itself
Botanical Name Amaranthus 'Red Army'.
Other Names Calaloo, Rajgira and Lal Saag.
Plant Type Annual
Pot Size 30 cm
Pet/Baby Safe Yes.
Number of Seeds 500
Sowing Tips Sow seeds thinly in warm, damp well drained soil lightly covered and keep on a sunny windowsill.
Delivery times 
Location Delivery Price Timings
UK Standard £2.95 2-3 business days
  Express £7.95 Next day delivery
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