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:
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Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn, and in the tropic all year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
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

Water requirement:
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?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
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.

Scientific name:

Acalypha hispida

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