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Gomphrena globosa (Purple) Seeds...Seed from Purple Globe Amaranth




Type: Annual
Common Names:
Height: 14" to 16"
Spread: 8" to 12"
Flower color: Purple
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: An wonderful fresh cut flower and excellent for drying. Often seen on dried flower wreaths.
**Regarding these seeds, they are my harvest. They are not rubbed clean by machines as commercial gomphrena seeds are, but germinate just as well. The only drawback is that they are a little more difficult to sow as the fluffy coating on the seed pods tends to want to stick together.




















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GOMPHRENA globosa
Purple Globe Amaranth
** Purple Gomphrena **


#1201 Gomphrena globosa Purple (Commercial Seeds):
(Input number of packets into checkbox -- $1.00 per packet)
[10 seeds per packet - commercial]


My Harvest is SOLD OUT. - - No harvest in 2016 for 2017 season. Commercial seed above will be all that is available.

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** Gomphrena Seeds **
commercial seeds (left) ..... vs ..... My Harvest (right)

Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds lightly with mix. Moisten mix and keep mix moist until germination begins. Place container in a very warm location at 80°F to 85°F (using a heat mat speeds and increases germination). Germination should begin in 6-10 days. Is not suitable for direct sowing.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Gomphrena globosa at Dave's Garden
2) Gomphrena globosa in Wikipedia
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