'Hopi Red Dye' is a Amaranth variety in the Amaranthus genus with a scientific name of Amaranthus cruentus. Hopi Red Dye is a variety of heirloom Amaranth . Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Light red ochre. Leaves appear approximately as a Cerise red and Barn red colour.
the Hopi Indians still use this variety to make red corn bread. Have tender baby leaves for salad in 3-21 days. Have flowers in 70 days, and collect seeds (also edible) in about 80 days. Plants get 4-6 feet tall.
Great plant for the garden as it attracts pollinators such as bees, butterflies and/or birds. The flowers can be used for drying and preserving.1Hopi Red Dye grows as an Annual and is a Flower. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Normally reaching to a mature height of 3.90 feet (1.20 metres), Hopi Red Dye grows with a erect-like growth habit.
Hopi Red Dye Amaranth is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Hopi Red Dye about 28 days before your last frost date.