Alternanthera Red 10 - 15 CM Height in 10 CM Pot
Outdoors, low-growing varieties of alternanthera are useful as Colorful foliage. Good for bedding, groundcover, hanging baskets, edging. Red Threads Alternanthera will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. The leaves are oppositely arranged. The inflorescence is a spike or a rounded head occurring in the leaf axils or the ends of branches. Their compact size and bright color also make varieties of alternanthera excellent choices for container gardens.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Full sun produces the best leaf color, but plants also grow well in partial shade.
Soil: Add in some organic matter, like garden compost, peat moss, or manure to enhance the drainage of the soil.
Water: The Alternanthera plant prefers regular, but light watering.
Fertilizer: This plant doesn’t require extra fertilizer, as a high amount of feed damages the plant.
Temperature: 62 to 77 degrees F
Pruning: Regularly pinching off its growing tips, gives this plant a more neat and formal look.