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Niu Xi, Ox-knee, Pig's Knee
Achyranthes bidentata

Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Achyranthes (ak-ky-RAN-thees) (Info)
Species: bidentata (by-den-TAY-ta) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.