Celosia argentea grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Celosia and also known as Plumed cockscomb. Celosia argentea annual plant and used for edible leaves and flowers but mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+.
Leaves and the flower are edible, the leaves are oval can be green, red or purple or something together.
Celosia argentea flower
Flowers are small grow in groups on inflorescence stalk in a shape of cone, flower color can be: red, yellow, orange, pink, purple, white.
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How to grow growing Celosia argentea care:
Moist, well drain soil
Plant / Seedling / Seed What is the best way to start growing: No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? in hot days can be burn from sun Difficulties/Problems with growing: Spring Planting season: Nematode Pests and diseases: All season Pruning season: Old flowers How to prune: 10-90 cm, 4-36 inches Size of the plant? Fast growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water Irrigation water management requirement: Full Sun / almost full sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer / Autumn When does flowers bloom? Small flowers that grow in groups on inflorescence stalk in a shape of cone, flower color can be: red, yellow, orange, pink, purple, white. General information about the flower Pollination is done by: Bees attract pollinators Edible leaves When to trim the leaves Spring / Summer / Autumn ? Cut the stems or just leaves from the base How to trim the leaves? Information about Oval leaves in the colors: green, red or purple leaves: Uses of Celosia argentea leaves: Eaten raw, salad, stir fry, cooked Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Edible flowers Edible leaves Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Leafy vegetables Salad Flower colors Orange flower Pink flower Purple flower Red flower White flower Yellow flower Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Plant Uses Colored leaves Edible plants Floristry Ornamental plants Planting Season Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9