Iresine rhizomatosa, commonly called woodland amaranth or Juda’s bush, is a dioecious rhizomatous perennial herb of the Amaranth family that typically grows to 2-4’ tall. It is native to low woods, floodplain forests, wet woodlands, Common name:
August to OctoberHeight:
2.00 to 4.00 feetDifficulty level:
easy to growPlanting & Care
Bloodleaf (Iresine herbstii) is also called chicken-gizzard, beefsteak plant, or Formosa bloodleaf. Iresine bloodleaf plants are native to Brazil where they thrive in warm temperatures and bright sunlight. In their native environment, the plants reach heights of up to 5 feet with a spread of 3 feet,Sunlight:
50-59 degrees FFertilizer:
Apply any organic fertilizer Care:
- Whether you are growing bloodleaf as a houseplant or bringing it indoors for winter, pot it up in a loamy, soil-based potting mixture.
- Place the plant near a bright, preferably south-facing window.
- If it becomes leggy, then it probably isn’t getting enough light.
Moist shady areas of the landscape. Native plant gardens. Woodland gardens.UseCulinary use:Ornamental use:
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
No serious insect or disease problems.
Wednesday, 06 November 2019
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