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botanical name:
Amaranthus hypochondriacus 'Marvel Bronze'
Amaranthus hypochondriacus 'Marvel Bronze' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Amaranthus paniculatus 'Marvel Bronze'
family:  Amaranthaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: maroon
stem/bark: red
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
Half-hardy annual, deep reddish bronze foliage and spikes of dark red flowers in summer.

Any well drained, reasonably fertile soil in full sun.

From seed, sown in early spring on the surface of the compost.

other notes:
Thompson & Morgan introduction, 2005
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