Acanthus polystachyus grow and care – rhizome herbaceous of the genus Acanthus also known as Holly mangrove, Acanthus polystachyus perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics mediterranean or temperate climate 8-10.
Leaves color green in triangle shape deeply lobed with spines in the edge looks like tooth.
Acanthus polystachyus flower
Flower color purple-pink in the top there is green shape like face and the petal pink-purple looks like dress, flowers grow on the top of the stem stem.
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How to grow Acanthus polystachyus 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?
30-150 cm, 12-60 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 indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Purple-pink flowers in the top there is green shape like face and the petal pink-purple looks like dress, flowers grow on the top of the stem
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants
Plant life-form: Deciduous, Evergreen, Herbaceous, Perennial plant
Plant Uses: Drought tolerant plants, Indoor plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Summer flowers
Flower colors: Green flower, Pink flower, Purple flower