PlantsAmaranthusAmaranthus hypochondriacus 'Chinese Giant Orange'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 8 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Inflorescence Height: 12 inches
Uses: Vegetable
Salad greens
Cooked greens
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Edible Parts: Leaves
Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 65-75 degrees
Days to germinate: 3-14 days
Depth to plant seed: Surface to 1/16"

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