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Re: Amaranth variety suitable for cultivation in North of England

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  • nerdnooky
    Hi Maarten, How about growing amaranth in an enclosed space, such as plastic or remay wrapped squares of 5 or so? Or, what about next to a heat sink - -a
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 7, 2009
      Hi Maarten,

      How about growing amaranth in an enclosed space, such as plastic or
      remay wrapped squares of 5' or so? Or, what about next to a heat sink -
      -a brick/stone wall? Do they need more heat or light or both than
      other plants to take off? Earlier planting?


      --- In pfaf@yahoogroups.com, "maartendeprez" <maarten.deprez@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Has anyone any info if Amaranth can be grown in north of England?
      >
      > Even here, in Belgium, it seems to need a long summer. Last year I had
      > very tall amaranths without much seed production, and this year, other
      > varieties grew much less tall, also with no more than a little seed.
      > The least that can be said, is that you would probably need a warm and
      > bright spot, and some luck with the weather.
      >
      > Good luck.
      >
      > Maarten
      >
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