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Acalypha hispida rubra - Plant

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Description

Plants prefers partial shade to protected sunny areas for healthy growth especially in very hot dry regions. In coastal areas does best in full sunlight. Plants grow well in pots. They do not like cold. Soils rich in organic matter and fertilizers are preferred. Plants should be given an annual pruning.

Although they can be used as a hedge plant - it cannot make very formal and boxy hedges. The leaves are large - and frequent pruning also prunes away the young flowe Many leaf eating bugs like this plant. Its leaves are often eaten by various insects.

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1 Acalypha hispida rubra - Plant
2 6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Plants prefers partial shade to protected sunny areas for healthy growth especially in very hot dry regions. In coastal areas does best in full sunlight. Plants grow well in pots. They do not like cold. Soils rich in organic matter and fertilizers are preferred.

Plants should be given an annual pruning. Although they can be used as a hedge plant - it cannot make very formal and boxy hedges. The leaves are large - and frequent pruning also prunes away the young flowe Many leaf eating bugs like this plant. Its leaves are often eaten by various insects.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Common name: Acalypha Hispida Red Leaves
Regional name: Bengali - Muktajhuri, Gujarati - Dadano, Kannada - Kuppigida, Malayalam - Kuppaimeni, Marathi - Khajoti, Sanskrit - Harita-manjari, Tamil - Kuppaimeni, Telugu - Kuppichettu
Maximum Reachable Height 4.00 to 6.00 feet
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Flowers freely
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Feed plants on a regular basis before and throughout the blooming cycle (avoid chemical fertilizers and pesticides if you, re harvesting for the kitchen).Once a month between April and July, apply a balanced granular fertilizer (5-10-5 or 5-10-10). Allow,to 1 cup for each bush, and sprinkle it around the drip line, not against the stem.

Acalypha hispida rubra care

Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. Plants grown in weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and don, t crowd them.Wear sturdy gloves to protect your hands from prickly thorns.

Sunlight Full sun to part shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 50 F
Fertilizer apply any organic fertilizer

Acalypha hispida rubra special feature

In St. Louis, grow in containers or baskets on decks, patios or rooftop gardens. It is a good plant for color and should be used as an accent for both color and texture in a container. Or, it can be grown year-round in a greenhouse or sun room giving the area a tropical feel.

Acalypha hispida rubra uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Acalypha hispida rubra ?

Acalypha hispida rubra is commonly known as Common name: Acalypha Hispida Red Leaves
Regional name: Bengali - Muktajhuri, Gujarati - Dadano, Kannada - Kuppigida, Malayalam - Kuppaimeni, Marathi - Khajoti, Sanskrit - Harita-manjari, Tamil - Kuppaimeni, Telugu - Kuppichettu

How tall do Acalypha hispida rubra grow?

On average Acalypha hispida rubra grows 4.00 to 6.00 feet

What color are Acalypha hispida rubra ?

A Acalypha hispida rubra plant bears flowers of color Red

When Acalypha hispida rubra blooms?

With enough light, Acalypha hispida rubra may produce Red flowers in Flowers freely

How hard is Acalypha hispida rubra to grow?

A Acalypha hispida rubra is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Acalypha hispida rubra need?

A Acalypha hispida rubra prefers Full sun to part shade

How much water does a Acalypha hispida rubra need?

A Acalypha hispida rubra prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Acalypha hispida rubra need?

A Acalypha hispida rubra prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Acalypha hispida rubra like?

A Acalypha hispida rubra prefers 50 F

How often should I fertilize my Acalypha hispida rubra ?

To encourage Acalypha hispida rubra growth, apply any organic fertilizer

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