Amaranthus caudatus growing herbaceous of the genus Amaranthus also known as Love lies bleeding plant. Amaranthus caudatus annual plant and also used as ornamental plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+.
Leaves are edible, the color is green.
Love lies bleeding flower
Flowers red or white inflorescence grow on stalk that weeping down, the seeds are also edible
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Requirements for Amaranthus caudatus growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing:
Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Pests and diseases:
Summer / Autumn
How to prune:
Recommend to prune the flowers
Size of the plant?
0.4-1 m, 16-40 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Irrigation water management requirement:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does flowers bloom?
Summer / Autumn
General information about Love lies bleeding flower:
Red or white small flowers, inflorescence stalk that weeping down
Pollination is done by:
When to trim the leaves?
Spring / Summer / Autumn
How to trim Love lies bleeding leaves?
Cut the stems or just leaves from the base
Information about leaves:
Oval green leaves
Edible Uses of Name leaves:
Eaten raw, salad, stir fry, cooked