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PlantFiles: Amaranth, Edible (Yin Tsai, Chinese Spinach)
Amaranthus 'Pallavi'

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Amaranthus (am-uh-RANTH-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Pallavi

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
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Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 26, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Seeds of India, offers this description: "Amaranth is a spinach substitute widely used in India. This green leaved amaranth grows vigorously up to 2-3 feet high in warm climates. Upon harvesting young leaves and branches for vegetable use, the plant will grow new side branches and leaves for subsequent harvests.
Maturity: 25-30 days. "



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