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Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 51352

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Amaranthus hypochondriacus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F   (-29° to -23.5°C)
Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence: RED ORANGE
Fruit: BROWN to PURPLE
Foliage: GREEN, PURPLE centre marking stain
Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Amaranthus hypochondriacus:
Amaranthus frumentaceus, Amaranthus hybridus var. eryth, Amaranthus hybridus var. hypoc, Amaranthus leucocarpus, 

Common names for Amaranthus hypochondriacus:

Alegria,  Amaranthe de chine,  Calaloo,  Chinese Amaranth,  Chua,  Grain Amaranth,  Guegui,  Hinchoi,  Horozobigi,  Huantli,  Pigweed,  Prince's-Feather,  Prince's-Feather Amaranth,  Prince-of-Wales'-feather,  Qian sui gu,  Ramdana, 


Amaranthus hypochondriacus is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
51:   Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
62:   Mexican Native and Introduced Plants
83:   Vegetable Seed List
85:   Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)
90:   Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants
160:   Salad Vegetable Seed List
161:   Edible Flowers
Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.
216:  Amaranthaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual


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Germination guide for Amaranthus hypochondriacus

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Amaranthus hypochondriacus seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days.
Sow Amaranthus hypochondriacus seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.


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