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Amaranthus cruentus 'Marvel Bronze'

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Amaranthus (am-uh-RANTH-us) (Info)
Species: cruentus (kroo-EN-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Marvel Bronze

Synonym:Amaranthus paniculatus

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red
Purple
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Burgundy
Bronze-Green

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Niles, Illinois
Ellicott City, Maryland
Calabash, North Carolina
Salt Lake City, Utah



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