Acanthus montanus growing rhizome herbaceous of the genus Acanthus also known as Mountain Thistle, Acanthus montanus perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9b-11a.
Leaves color green in triangle shape deeply lobed with spines in the edge.
Acanthus montanus flower
Flower color white to pink, can be also with dark pink stripes on the petals, flowers grow on stem.
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Requirements for Acanthus montanus growing and care:
Mulch, well drain soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Recommended planting season?
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dry stalks and leaves
Size of the plant?
90-180 cm 36-72 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun (not in hot summer) / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White to pink flowers, can be also with dark pink stripes on the petals, flowers grow on stem