Remember me Forgot password? Around the fields in Hyderabad, India. It responds well to nutrients; a basal fertilizer treatment is not necessary if it is grown on rich soils. Celosia argentea is a nutritious and easy to cultivate vegetable, important for southern Nigeria and Benin and with potential for other lowland areas. Set out seedlings or purchased plants after last frost date.
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Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN - Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Leaves lanceolate-oblong to narrowly argehtea, acute to obtuse, shortly mucronate with the excurrent midrib, glabrous; lamina of the leaves from the centre of the main stem x 0. It blooms in mid-spring to summer.
Moore Celosia castrensis L. Mededelingen Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen 75—6.
Celosia argentea var. plumosa
Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Mass or group in beds, borders or cutting gardens. Stigmasvery short, the filiform style mm argenttea ovary ovulate. Last update on Seeds are mature in 10—20 weeks from sowing and shatter when the inflorescence is dry.
Chemical stability and colorant properties of betaxanthin pigments from Celosia argentea. Back to Previous Page. Seed is then first sown in nursery beds and after 2—3 weeks the seedlings are transplanted. Related Links opens in a new window.
Garden Uses Mass or group in beds, borders or cutting gardens. Forms with fasciated, yellow to red inflorescences are widely grown as a bedding plant in gardens and also used as cut flowers. Artentea colors, such as white, burgundy, orange-red, etc. The use of appropriate celosoa can control them. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Spraying should start at detection of the caterpillars and should be applied once a week for three weeks.
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Moore Celosia castrensis L. Taller cultivars require staking. Volume 1, Families A—D. Grasshoppers and aphids cause minor damage in celosia.
An additional advantage is that the flooding eliminates the Meloidogyne root-knot nematode problem. Hills, in arable lands, as a weed of cultivation, in harvested fields, less in plains.
Celosia argentea L.
Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter It could also cover phenomena such as argentew flowering" or "chewing rates". Retrieved 21 January In India and China it is known as a troublesome weed.
Celosia Leaf vegetables Plants described in Celosia argentea Celosia argentea L. Citation in scholarly articles.