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Amaranthus hybridus

Amaranthus hybridus

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

80cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Amaranthus hybridus Overview

This is a tall annual flowering plant. The leaves are oblong-lanceolate and purple-green and they are arranged alternately. The flowers are produced in dense spikes which are green-red and they bloom in early summer.

Common problems with Amaranthus hybridus

How to propagate Amaranthus hybridus

Seed

Sow the seeds in mid-spring.

Other uses of Amaranthus hybridus

Used in traditional medicine by Native Americans as well as in traditional African medicine.