PlantsAmaranthus→Rough Pigweed (Amaranthus hybridus)

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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)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 2 to 6 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Miscellaneous: Monoecious


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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I know I know this plant... -- Amaranthus hybridus by starbookworm Oct 11, 2018 9:58 PM 6
I can't remember what this is ... by plantladylin Sep 25, 2016 4:03 PM 3

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