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Alternanthera ficoidea Parrot Leaf – Plant – AFP-643966


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Make your home garden elegant and beautiful by growing an excellent Alternanthera plant.

Item name

Alternanthera ficoidea Parrot Leaf – Plant

4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Alternanthera is herbaceous perennial small shrub plant in the Amaranthaceae family. Leaves are crinkled green with irregular margins, bumpy and puckered in appearance.Flowers creamy-greenish, inconspicuous, produced at leaf axils in head-like clusters with papery sepals. Over all growth is compact and low form makes plant an ideal for groundcover.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
8 inch (20 cm)

Plant Spread
6 inch (15 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Sessile Joyweed,Josephs coat

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 2 to 3 ft

Flower Colour

Bloom Time
Seasonal bloomer

Difficulty Level
Easy to grow

Planting and careWater the plants often enough to keep the soil from completely drying out. They generally do not need additional fertilizer, but if they are not growing well, try giving them a shovelful of compost in summer. Cut them back if the mounds start to sprawl or spread open. Alternanthera ficoidea Parrot Leaf care

Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.


Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.


The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7.5

20 to 30 degrees C

During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.

Alternanthera ficoidea Parrot Leaf uses
Ornamental Use:
The plant is used for the ornamental purpose like ground cover, Border, etc

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