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Vegetables: Amaranthus cruentus x A.powelli, 'Hopi Red Dye'

Botanical name: Amaranthus cruentus x A.powelli, 'Hopi Red Dye'

Common name: amaranth

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Vegetables: Amaranthus cruentus x A.powelli, 'Hopi Red Dye'
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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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description for "Vegetables: Amaranthus cruentus x A.powelli, 'Hopi Red Dye'"

Amaranthus cruentus x A.powelli, 'Hopi Red Dye'. Deep red 4-8" leaves add colorful contrast to salad mixes. Young 'Hopi Red Dye' plants make nutritious steamed greens. Tips can also be cut as additions to a mix. Planting depth: 3/8 inch. Days to germination: 3-10 days. 105-110 days to maturity.

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