Alternanthera is a genus of flowering plants in the amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. It is a widespread genus with most species occurring in the tropical Americas, and others in Asia, Africa, and Australia.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Sessile Joyweed, Dwarf copperleaf, Joyweed
Maximum Reachable Height
0.50 to 1.00 feet
easy to grow
Planting and care
Water the plants often enough to keep the soil from completely drying out. They generally don’t need additional fertilizer, but if they aren’t growing well, try giving them a shovelful of compost in summer. Cut them back if the mounds start to sprawl or spread open.
Alternanthera species red care
Joseph’s coat plants aren’t picky about the soil as long as it is well-drained and not too rich. The plants grow well in both sun and partial shade, but the colors are more intense in full sun.
Full sun to part shade
Apply any organic fertilizer
Alternanthera species red special feature
Bedding plant, edger or containers. Foliage is particularly attractive when plants are massed as a ground cover or edger. Plants of this species have been used since Victorian times in clipped formal plantings. Also can be an attractive houseplant.
Alternanthera species red uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area
Stems and leaves useful in eye trouble
Decoction is taken with little salt drunk to check vomiting of blood
Shoot with other ingredients used to restore virility
Poultice used for boils
Frequently Asked Questions
Where to plant Alternanthera?
You can plant a Alternanthera plant in an indoor and outdoors growing conditions, in pot or in ground at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant.
1. Direct or indirect bright sunlight. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com
Is Alternanthera an indoor plant?
You can plant Alternanthera in an indoor or outdoor growing conditions where direct or indirect bright sunlight is available.
What is Alternanthera plant?
Alternanthera is a genus of flowering plants in the family Amaranthaceae.
How to care for Alternanthera plant?
To care Alternanthera plant consider the following points. 1. Direct or indirect bright sunlight. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com
How to plant Alternanthera?
To plant Alternanthera consider the following points.
1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives direct or indirect bright sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct or indirect bright sunlight. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get direct or indirect bright sunlight. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).
Monday, 30 September 2019
Good packing. Plant is very healthy and also I received free seeds offer & cashback . Happy :-)