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Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus cruentus
 Amaranthus sp.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Amaranth
Origin: Tropical America
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRed/crimson/vinous flowersEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Approximately 60 species are recognized, with inflorescences and foliage ranging from purple and red to gold.

The genus also contains several well-known ornamental plants, such as Amaranthus caudatus, a native of India and a vigorous, hardy annual with dark purplish flowers crowded in handsome drooping spikes.

Amaranthus cruentus is a tall annual herb topped with clusters of dark pink flowers. Many parts of the plants, including the leaves and seeds, are edible, and are frequently used as a source of food in India and South America. It is believed to have originated from Amaranthus hybridus, with which it shares many morphological features. Ancient amaranth grains still used to this day include the three species, Amaranthus caudatus, Amaranthus cruentus, and Amaranthus hypochondriacus.

Species and varieties:

Amaranthus caudatus (Pendant Amaranth, Tassel Flower)

Amaranthus cruentus (Red amaranth, Mexican Grain Amaranth)

Amaranthus mangostanus (Amaranth Edible Red)

Amaranthus tricolor


 Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus cruentus

Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus cruentus
Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus cruentus
Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus mangostanus
Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus caudatus
Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus caudatus
Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus mangostanus
Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus caudatus
Amaranthus sp., Amaranth

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Amaranthus cruentus


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Anacamptis pyramidalis, Pyramidal Orchid

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Family: Orchidaceae
Pyramidal Orchid
Origin: Mediterranean region
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

It is a good orchid to put into a meadow or wildflower lawn and usually thrives. Flowering takes place in late June through July. It also grows happily in a cold greenhouse, preferably in a plunged terracotta pot.


 Anacamptis pyramidalis, Pyramidal Orchid

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Anacardium exelsum, Wild Cashew

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Family: Anacardiaceae
Wild Cashew
Origin: Central America
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterEdiblePoisonous or toxic

Roasted nuts are free from the poison and as tasty as their relatives, cashew nuts.


  


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Anacardium giganteum, Caja Acu, Caja Asu

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Family: Anacardiaceae
Caja Acu, Caja Asu
Origin: South America
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunModerate waterEdibleUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

Similar to the Anacardium occidentale, the Anacardium giganteum is a juicy, false fruit with a slight strawberry flavor. Nuts can be roasted and reportedly taste like cashew nuts.


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Anacardium occidentale, Cashew Nut, Cashew Apple, Caju

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Family: Anacardiaceae
Cashew Nut, Cashew Apple, Caju
Origin: Brazil
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterIrritatingEdibleSeaside, salt tolerant plant

The actual fruit is the nut, the apple is a swollen stem. Cashew apple is eaten fresh or stewed. Has a sweet-astringent taste. Nut itself is caustic until roasted. Must be roasted outdoors because fumes are irritating. Very fast growing under favorable conditions, it may fruit in container, within 2 years from seed. Tolerates very poor soil and drought, as well as salty wind.

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 Anacardium occidentale, Cashew Nut, Cashew Apple, Caju

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Anacardium occidentale, Cashew Nut, Cashew Apple, Caju

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Cashew nut, Cashew Apple. Small size tree that will produce fruit within 1-2 years; will successfully fruit in container. The actual fruit is the nut, the apple is a swollen stem. Cashew apple is eaten fresh or stewed. It has a sweet-astringent taste. Nut itself is caustic until roasted. Must be roasted outdoors because fumes are irritating. Very fast growing under favorable conditions, it may fruit in container, within 2 years from seed. Tolerates very poor soil and drought, as well as salty wind.
This plant does not take shipping well. After shipping it may drop leaves, recovers under proper care. Shipped on customers risk. We guarantee healthy plant to be shipped, but no replacements or refunds. We provide the best packaging. You may contact us for express shipping.
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Anacardium occidentale - Cashew - seeds

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Cashew nut, Cashew Apple. Small size tree that will produce fruit within 2-3 years in tropical, frost free environment. Will fruit in a pot, too.
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RECOMMENDED SUPPLIES:
Seed Germination Mix #3, professional grade
SUNSHINE-S - Seeds and cuttings booster
Myco Mix - pro-mix with Mycorrhiza
Baby-Plant Food - Seedlings and Cuttings Booster
Per pack: 4 large seeds

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