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Amaranth, Chinese Red Star

  Scientific Name: Amaranthus hypochondriacus sp.
Common Name:  Chinese Red Star Amaranth
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Plant Type: Woodland
Where To Plant: Full Sun
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 3-9
Germination:  Easy.
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Uses: Medicinal
Notes: It will not grow in the shade. It also requires moist soil.

A very attractive variety from China, the leaves are green and have brilliant red centers, much like coleus. Great as an ornamental or as a delicious green, fried and in soups.

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