Šluotinis burnotis – Amaranthus paniculatus

Šluotinis burnotis

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameŠluotinis burnotis
Latin plant nameAmaranthus paniculatus L.
English plant namePurple Amaranth
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Groups
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Wild plant parterre
  • Combination with woody plants
  • Solitaire
ASSORTMENTsupplementary
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
  • Half heliophobic
Spacing, cmFrom 30 to 40
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
  • tall - 61-80 cm
Habitusflower with expressive habitus, for design as accent
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
  • purple
Blossom color
  • red, red tints
  • green
  • purple
Blooming time
  • 1-st half of the summer - June 2-nd decade- July 2-nd decade
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
Blooming period4 months
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months4
Grouptypical annual
Bioecological groupAnnual
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: seeds. 1500 - 2000 seeds per 1 gram. 1000 seedlings per 20 grams of seeds sown. Seeds stay viable for 5-6 years. Seeds are sown in cold beds or beds outdoors. Seeds germinate within 1-2 weeks. Self-sowing flower. Cross-pollinated flower, isolation distance is 200 m. Seed yield is 30 g per square meter.

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