Amaranthus cruentus growing herbaceous of the genus Amaranthus and also known as Amaranth prince’s feather, Amaranthus cruentus annual plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+.
Leaves edible, color green, purple or something in between, in oval shape.
Flowers color can be: purple, red, yellow, orange or white, flowers small growth on inflorescence stalk.
Amaranthus cruentus seeds
Seeds edible in white color, the seeds small and round.
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Requirements for growing Amaranthus cruentus care:
Cover soil (mulch)
What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Aggressive, can be weed
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
0.8-2 m, 32-80 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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 the flower
Purple, red, yellow, orange or white flowers, flowers small growth on inflorescence stalk.
Thinning / Deadheading of Name Blossom:
Not recommend cause the seeds are also edible
Pollination is done by:
When to trim the leaves?
Spring / Summer / Autumn
How to trim the leaves?
Cut the stems or just leaves from the base
Information about leaves:
Oval, the leaves color can be: green or purple
Uses of Name leaves:
Eaten raw, salad, stir fry, cooked