Gomphrena grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Gomphrena also known as Globe amaranth, Gomphrena perennial evergreen plant but most grow as annual plant, mostly used as ornamental plant but it’s also edible plant for the leaves and flowers, used as cut flower, it’s drought tolerant plant and attract pollinators, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+.
Leaves color green the leaves in linear to elliptic shape
Flower color can be: purple, magenta, red, yellow, orange, pink or white, small flowers that grow in inflorescence in pompon shape
Gomphrena for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Gomphrena growing and care:
Plant / Seedling / Seed What is the best way to start growing: No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Invasive Difficulties or problems when growing: End of the winter to spring as perennial also in the summer Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: All season Pruning season: No need How to prune: 20-60 cm, 8-24 inches Size of the plant: Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water Irrigation water management requirement: Full Sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers: Blooming information Summer / Autumn When does it bloom? Pompon shape flowers color can be: purple, red, magenta, yellow, orange, pink or white, small flowers that grow in inflorescence General information about the flower: Beverage Uses of flowers: Edible leaves Spring / Summer Leaves harvesting season: After the plant establish harvest the young leaves in the base of the stems How to harvest the leaves? Green leaves in linear to elliptic shape Information about leaves: Cooked Uses of Gomphrena leaves: Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Edible flowers Edible leaves Culinary uses 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 Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Attract pollinators Drought tolerant plants Floristry Ornamental plants Planting Season Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure 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