Rhoeo makes an excellent and fast growing ground cover in the garden. Rhoeo is a short-stemmed tender foliage plant which makes an attractive small, dense, golden color spreading clumps. Rhoeos also enjoy partial shade to full shade.
Rhoeos are normally grown due to the fact that they are very drought tolerant.If you live in an area that normally gets large amounts of rain, your Rhoeo may not grow well in your garden no matter what you do. You can either plant them in a container or you can try planting them under trees.Trees tend to suck up much of the water under their canopies and provide shade, both conditions will make your Rhoeo happy.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Rheo golden, Sitara Gold
Maximum Reachable Height
0.50 to 1.00 feet
Easy to grow
Planting and care
Water the tricolor rhoeo once per week.
Water slowly and deeply down through the roots.
In the first growing season, it is especially important to maintain a consistent watering schedule to ensure a strong, healthy root system.
During the warm months, let the top soil dry out between waterings, but not the bottom soil.
Rhoeo Golden care
Rhoeo spathacea can be propagated by seeds, cuttings, or division. In most areas, Rhoeo is considered an annual, though, in fact, it is a tender perennial. This means that it can only tolerate temperatures down to about -6 degree Celsius before they are killed off. Keep in mind that this is the temperature that will kill them. Overwatering should be prevented when only when the soil feels dry to touch. Proper drainage facilities should be provided to the plant otherwise the roots rot.
10 to 15 degrees
Apply any organic fertilizer
Rhoeo Golden special feature
As a houseplant, grow in hanging baskets or along shelves. Outdoors, it forms an excellent ground cover.
Rhoeo Golden uses
The plant is used as an excellent ground cover, perfect hanging basket plant
Rhoeo spathacea aqueous leaf extracts as a beverage, in terms of its antioxidant activity and antibacterial activity
Note: Consume only after consulting doctors
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do Rhoeo grow?
Rhoeo plant can grow 0.5 to 1 feet.
How to propagate Rhoeo plant?
You can propagate Rhoeo plants from seeds but it's easier to use stem cuttings or divisions.
1.At the time of repotting simply remove the babies or plantlets around the perimeter of the parent plant.2.Each plantlet should have its own roots.3.Transplant into a pot having a 5-inch upper diameter with drainage hole.4.Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.5.Apply any organic fertilizer once a month.
What is Rhoeo flower?
Rhoeo has small white flowers in boat-shaped purple bracts located in the leaf axils.
Is Rhoeo plant poisonous?
Yes, Rhoeo considered as poisonous. If consumed it may cause lip, mouth, throat irritation and stomach pain. Considered as poisonous.
How to grow Rhoeo?
Rhoeo plant is grown by cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(February-June). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com
What is Rhoeo plant?
Rhoeo is a popular perennial bright colored garden plant mostly used as border plant. It is also known as Moses-in-the- Cradle or Moses-in-the-Boat. It is one of the best plants to grow in hanging baskets.
Is Rhoeo indoor plant?
No it is not indoor plant but can be grown on Balcony, window sills where they can get 4-6 hrs of direct sunlight a day.
Can you split Rhoeo?
Yes, Big Rhoeo plants can be divided into individual plants. Use side plants as stem cuttings.
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
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Thursday, 28 November 2019
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Wednesday, 27 November 2019
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