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Golden Shrimp, Lollypop plant - Plant

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Description

It makes quite a showy bush with lush leaves.

Sr Item name
1 Golden Shrimp, Lollypop plant - Plant
2 6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

The showy, yellow, gold or orange flowers, which bloom during the summer, resemble the layered scales of a shrimp.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name golden shrimp,Pachystachys lutea
Maximum Reachable Height 30 inches
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy

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.

Sunlight Full sun to Partial sun
Watering Medium
Soil Loamy soil
Temperature 25 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer 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

Ornamental Use:

  • Used for decorations around homes, shops and offices

It contains

SrItem name
1Golden Shrimp, Lollypop plant - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

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 growths 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 doesnt 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 arent any reports of the plant being poisonous, but its 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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