Nicely bright decorative deciduous plant!
Leaves are elongated-ovoid, tricolor: green-claret, red-yellow, orange-yellow. Recommended for single and group plantings on the lawn, backyard beds and mixborders.
The plant prefers light, nutritious soils. Grows well in open, sunny places. Seeds are sown in late March - early April, the depth of seeding is 0.3 cm. At a temperature of + 22 + 25 ° C, seedlings appear in 8-10 days. Dive into pots one at a time. They are planted in open ground at the end of May. Landing distance 35-50 cm.
Amaranthus tricolor, Kolmevärviline rebashein.
Eng.: Joseph's coat, Chinese amaranth, Chinese spinach. Suom.: Kirjorevonhäntä. Sven.: Papegojamarant. Bot. syn.: Amaranthus gangeticus, Amaranthus tricolor, Amaranthus mangostanus L., Amaranthus melancholicus L., Amaranthus polygamus L.