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Loves Lies Bleeding

  Loves Lies BleedingScientific Name: Amaranthus caudatus
Common Name:  Loves Lies Bleeding
Other Common Names:
Love-lies-bleeding, pendant amaranth, tassel flower, amaranth, pigweed, velvet flower, foxtail amaranth, tassel flower, chengkruk (manipuri), and quilete.
Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full sun
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 3-9
Germination: Easy to germinate. Germinates in 1 week in warm soil. Plant in spring or summer.
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 100
Uses: Culinary
Notes: Eat the tender leaves in salads. The grain is high protein source of grain. A. caudatus can grow anywhere from 3 to 8 feet in height, and grows best in full sun. It can handle a variety of conditions, both humid and arid

AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS A beautiful plant with drooping red flower spikes. Several parts of the love lies bleeding plant are edible, including the leaves and seeds. This plant is frequently used as a source of food in India and South America Amaranthus caudatus seeds provide high protein energy source. Roasted and added to cereal, they are excellent source of vitamins and minerals. The tender leaves are used for tasty salad greens. It is an ancient Andean indian plant called Kiwicha that was oringinally from the American tropics. The red color is due to a high content of betacyanins.

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Any statement made concerning medical conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.

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