Alternanthera ficoidea for sale – Easy plant to grow with edible leaves, mostly grown for the ornamental leaves and for the flowers, planting season in spring to autumn better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Alternanthera ficoidea – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial or in cold area as annual plant, growing hardiness zone: 9+ as perennial or as annual 4+, water needed – average to big amount, light conditions – full sun to partial shade, height: 30-50cm (12-20 inches) mostly grow widely.
Blooming in the spring to summer in pompon shaped flowers that appear in white color.
Leaves harvest all year and as annual in the summer to autumn in ovate to shapeless leaves that appear in green, pink, yellow, orange, white, red, purple, magenta or multicolor.
Alternative names: Parrot-leaf, Sanguinarea