Acalypha hispida growing shrub of the genus Acalypha also known as Chenille plant, Acalypha hispida perennial evergreen or as annual plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+as perennial or 8+ as annual.
Leaves color green in oval shape with serrated margin.
Acalypha hispida flower
Flower color red, flowers connects grow on stem in bottle brush and weeping in 10-30 cm, male and female flowers grow on separated plants.
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Requirements for Acalypha hispida growing and care:
Moist soil, humidity
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but if you want to get male or female better to star with cutting
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn, and in the tropic all year
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for desgin
Size of the plant:
1-3m, 3-10 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade (with a lot of light)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Red flowers connects grow on stem in bottle brush and weeping in 10-30 cm, male and female flowers grow on separated plants.