Love Lies Bleeding Green Amaranthus, also known as Amaranthus caudatus, is a variety of amaranth known for its long, drooping tassels of green or red flowers that resemble cascading ribbons. The plant is often grown for ornamental purposes and is known for its distinctive appearance.
To grow Love Lies Bleeding Green Amaranthus, you will need:
Well-drained, fertile soil
Prepare the soil by tilling or digging to a depth of at least 8 inches. Add compost or other organic matter to improve the soil's fertility.
Sow the seeds in the spring or summer, after the last frost date. Space the plants about 12 inches apart, and cover with 1/4 inch of soil.
Water the amaranth regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Fertilize the amaranth with a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
Keep the amaranth free of weeds and remove any diseased or damaged leaves to help prevent disease.
Cut the flower stalks when they are fully mature and dry them for later use.
Prepare the soil, sow seeds
Water regularly, keep the soil consistently moist
Fertilize every 4-6 weeks
Keep plants free of weeds and remove any diseased or damaged leaves
Cut the flower stalks when they are fully mature and dry them for later use
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