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PlantFiles: Oakleaf Goosefoot
Chenopodium glaucum

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Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Chenopodium (ken-oh-POH-dee-um) (Info)
Species: glaucum (GLAW-kum) (Info)

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Herbs

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

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

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral saya On Mar 6, 2005, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Leaf: very white-mealy on bottom; widely toothed to wavy edges; lance-like; no glandular hairs.

Neutral JodyC On Jan 16, 2005, JodyC from Palmyra, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Gold/green dyes can be obtained from the whole plant



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