Amaranthus tricolor

Botanical Name: Amaranthus tricolor

Common Name(s): Joseph's coat

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Description:

An excellent red-foliaged plant for background and mass plantings in summer. Sow seed in spring and space seedlings 250mm apart.

Botanical Pronunciation: am-uh-RANTH-us TRY-kull-lur

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Frost Sensitive
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Non Indigenous
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Full Sun
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Moderate Watering

Foliage

Description:
An excellent red-foliaged plant.


Growth Rate
Fast
Interesting Info

Amaranthus tricolor is used as a cooked leaf vegetable.


Origin
Tropical region
Other Languages

Driekleuramarant (A)

Seed Sowing Instructions
Space seedlings 250mm apart.
Size
Height: 1 m Spread: 0.5-1 m
Uses
Uses:: Cullinary: | Medicinal: | Cultural: | Commercial: | Cosmetics: | Other Uses: | Part Used: | Attracts: | Features: Edible foliage
Uses in landscape design
Excellent for background and mass plantings in summer.
When to Sow
Sow seed in spring.
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