The showy, yellow, gold or orange flowers, which bloom during the summer, resemble the layered scales of a shrimp.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
golden shrimp,Pachystachys lutea
Maximum Reachable Height
36 to 48 inches
Planting and care
Golden shrimp plant requires only a moderate level of maintenance to keep it looking its best. Pinch the tips occasionally early in the season, as pinching the tips encourages bushier growth.
Golden Shrimp care
Although golden shrimp plant tolerates moist soil, it performs best when the surface of the soil is allowed to dry slightly between waterings. When watering, provide enough water to saturate the roots to a depth of about 6 inches.
Full sun to Partial sun
25 to 40 degrees C
Use any organic fertilizer
Golden Shrimp special feature
Its showy, orange, gold, or yellow flowers that bloom during the summer resemble a shrimps layered scales.
Golden Shrimp uses
Used for decorations around homes, shops and offices
Frequently Asked Questions
How to prune shrimp plant?
Snip off stems with the pruners at a point no more than 1/3 inch above a leaf node the point where a pair of leaves attaches to the stem.Trim back the new growth's stems, if needed, to keep the plant uniform in shape as it rejuvenates. Be mindful not to trim the plant too much.
Does shrimp plant like full sun?
Yes, Shrimp plant requires full sun at least 6 hrs a day.
Should I deadhead shrimp plant?
Yes you can dehead the Shrimp plant.
Will shrimp plant root in water?
No, because it doesn't do well with wet feet
Do shrimp plants attract hummingbirds?
Yes, hummingbirds are attracted to the color red of shrimp plants.
What to feed shrimp plants?
Feed it with any organic fertilizer once a month during the active growth period winter to early autumn (Sep-Nov.).
Is shrimp plant edible?
There aren't any reports of the plant being poisonous, but it's certainly not edible.
How to propagate shrimp plant?
Cuttings are the easiest method of Shrimp plant propagation. When you trim your plants, make sure a few of those cuttings (5-6 cm long) have at least four sets of leaves. Dip the fresh cut ends in into the well drained and nutrient rich soil. You can use 5-7 inches pot and keep the soil consistently moist and in six to eight weeks.
When do shrimp plants bloom?
Shrimp plant blooms in summer season
When to prune shrimp plant?
Prune your plant when it overgrows and it should be done in late winter season.
Is shrimp plant a perennial?
Yes Shrimp is a perennial plant
Why is my shrimp plant not blooming?
It is may be due to insufficient light or nutrient deficiency.
Where to plant shrimp plant?
You can plant Shrimp outdoor where it will get direct bright sunlight 6 hrs a day.
Is shrimp plant invasive?
No, Shrimp plant is not invasive
Why is my shrimp plant dying?
It is may be due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering and insect or pest infestation.
Can you grow shrimp plant indoors?
Yes you can grow Shrimp plant indoor if there is availability of at least 6 hrs of direct bright light a day.
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