Acalypha hispida Bush
Chenille Plant 314
Container Size: 3 gal

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Added Monday 01 January, 2001.


Acalypha hispida is a tropical shrub in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). Because it is only hardy to zone 10, it is usually grown as a houseplant.Other descriptive common names include Foxtails, Monkey Tail and Red-hot Catís Tail. Native to the South Pacific (New Guinea and the Malay Archipelago). Flowers are produced any time of the year when temperatures are warm enough (year round in tropical climates).

Plant Care:

Light: Light Shade 
Water:Moderate Irrigation 
Fertilizer:Bloom Booster 
Trim/Prune:Hand prune as needed 
Flower Color:Red 
Flower Period:Continuous 
Growth Zone:10-11 
Salt Tolerance:Low 
Drought Tolerance:Low 
Landscape Usage:Landscape Accent 
Growth Height:9 - 10 ft. 
Growth Habit:Shrub 

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