Amaranthus emarginatus subsp. emarginatus

Botanical names:
Amaranthus emarginatus subsp. emarginatus Accepted
Amaranthus blitum var. emarginatus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches
Fruit: Showy
Other: Clusters of red capsules, each containing one seed.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flower Color: Green
Other: Green
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Culinary Herb
Edible Parts: Leaves
Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

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