Acalypha hispida for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental flowers and for the leaves, planting season in spring to autumn and in tropic all year, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Acalypha hispida – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial or annual plant, growing hardiness zone: 10b+as perennial or 8+ as annual, but also grown as house plant, water needed – average to big amount, light conditions – full sun to partial shade and full shade (with a lot of light), height: 1-3m, 3-10 feet.
Blooming in the spring to autumn in bottle brush shaped flowers that appear in red color.
Alternative names: Chenille plant, Philippines Medusa, Red hot cat’s tail, Fox tail