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Amaranthus hypochondriacus 'Orange'

Orange Amaranth

Chinese Orange Amaranth
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Amaranthus hypochondriacus 'Orange' is available at:
Scientific Name Amaranthus hypochondriacus 'Orange'
Principal Common Name Orange Amaranth
Common Name(s) Chinese Orange Amaranth
Synonym
Description Large plants produce tall spikes of deep orang Amaranth. Can be grown for grain or greens or both. For greens, harvest the entire plant before flowers appear. For seeds, harvest after flowers have turned to seed, by cutting the stalk and curing them.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity
Height Range 6 - 10 FT
Spread Range 2 - 3 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture
Form Edible
Flower Color Orange
Flower Time July : Aug : Sept : Oct : Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Edible : Flower : Foliage : Form

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