B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Amaranthus spinosus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
GREEN to RED-PURPLE, 15x1cm. infl.
-10cm. narr. ovate-rhomb., glab-pilose
|Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
|Amaranthus spinosus sales history
Common names for Amaranthus spinosus:
|Bajem Doeri, Bledo Espinoso, Ci xian, Dorniger Fuchsschwanz, Edlebur, Epinard cochon, Epinard malabre, Espinaca de Malabar, Kanak Pukul Lendir, Kantabhaji, Katemath, Malabarspinat, Parietaire a piquante, Pigweed, Prickly Amaranth, Spiny Amaranth, Spiny Pigweed, Thorny Amaranth, Thorny Pigweed,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|32||: Ghanaian Native and Introduced Plants|
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|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.|
|41||: Malaysian Native and Introduced Plants|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|106||: Central Asian Native Plant Seed List|
|113||: East African Native Plant Seed List|
|115||: West African Native Plant 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.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
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.
Amaranthus spinosus seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days.