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Amaranth—Amaranthus spp.

MV006/HS539 by James M. StephensOctober 26, 2018There are several cultivated species of the genus Amaranthus collectively called amaranths. Some of the individual representatives of this group are tampala, hon-toi-moi, bush greens, pigweed, and Chinese spinach. These amaranths are used for food regularly in different parts of the tropics and, occasionally, in the United States. Leaf shape and color vary considerably. Some are red, others are green, while others may be variegated, usually with purplish patterns on a green background.

Production Guide of Vegetable Amaranth for Florida

HS1407/HS1407 by Yuheng Qiu and Guodong LiuMarch 18, 2024A UF/IFAS numbered peer reviewed Fact Sheet for Commercial audience(s). Published by Plant Systems

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