Acanthus pubescens grow and care – rhizome herbaceous of the genus Acanthus also known as Holly mangrove, Acanthus pubescens perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics mediterranean or temperate climate 7-10.

Leaves color green in triangle shape deeply lobed with spines in the edge.

Acanthus pubescens flower

Flower color purple in shape of shirt, flowers grow on stem.

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How to grow Acanthus pubescens 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?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Slug, snail

Pruning season:
Autumn, winter

How to prune:
Dry stalks and leaves

Size of the plant?
30-150 cm, 12-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
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?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Purple flowers in shape of shirt, flowers grow on stem.

Scientific name:

Acanthus pubescens

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