Gomphrena martiana growing herbaceous of the genus Gomphrena martiana also known as Globe amaranth, Gomphrena martiana perreinal 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.

Gomphrena martiana flower

Flower color white, small flowers that grow in inflorescence in pompon shape

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Requirements for Gomphrena martiana growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive

Planting season:
End of the winter to spring as perennial also in the summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
No need

Size of the plant:
20-60 cm, 8-24 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:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers:
Yes

Blooming information

When does it bloom?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Pompon shape flowers color white, small flowers that grow in inflorescence

Uses of flowers:
Beverage

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish harvest the young leaves in the base of the stems

Information about leaves:
Green leaves in linear to elliptic shape

Uses of Gomphrena martiana leaves:
Cooked

Scientific name:

Gomphrena martiana

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors

Climate

Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Plant uses

Planting season

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Hardiness zone

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