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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
description:
Half-hardy annual, deep reddish bronze foliage and spikes of dark red flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Any well drained, reasonably fertile soil in full sun.

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

other notes:
Thompson & Morgan introduction, 2005

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