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Will Amaranth grow in my Zone?

Posted by cdo_and_doug 5a VT (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 20, 09 at 10:44

I've gotten confused on what will grow in my zone if it's an annual.

Will this Amaranth Hopi Red Eye
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/93690/

What about Coleus Rainbow mix?

Thanks, Cdo


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RE: Will Amaranth grow in my Zone?

For me two things come to mind in regard to annuals. Is the growing season where I am long enough for the plants to come to maturity? Is is likely to be successful in my climate? I found a site that said the amaranth in question would mature in 50 days, so I think you have all the time you need to get a successful crop or enjoy it as a decorative accent. Crops that thrive only in hot weather might not be happy in Zone 5, but I am reasonably certain that amaranth is not in this category. Types of amaranth that I have grown did well for me in Zone 6A and even re-seeded.


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RE: Will Amaranth grow in my Zone?

Thanks for the help Asarum


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