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Vegetables: Amaranthus hypochondriacus, 'Warihio'

Botanical name: Amaranthus hypochondriacus, 'Warihio'

Common name: amaranth

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Vegetables: Amaranthus hypochondriacus, 'Warihio'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

disease resistant, bird attracting, edible, drought tolerant

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Amaranthus hypochondriacus, 'Warihio'. Used for ceremonial purposes on the Mexican day of the dead, this beautiful variety of Amaranth has dark green foliage, red stems, and large burgundy heads full of dark purple seeds. Native staple of the Sonoran region. Days to germination: 3-7 days. 100-110 days to maturity.

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