- Annual plants grow to 3-4 feet tall
- Red seed-trusses ressemble ropelike flowers
- Sometimes grown as a grain
- Long lasting in ornamental gardens
- 500 seeds per packet
(Amaranthus caudatus) Recorded in South America before the 16th century, often referred to as Inca Wheat. Grown for use as a cereal and in ancient religious ceremonies. Long red ropelike seed-bearing trusses give plants an ornamental and graceful appearance. Great for long-lasting displays. Tender annual, 3-4' tall.