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Alternanthera variegated – Plant – AVP-313593


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These are annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs. While some of the better-known species are aquatic plants, most are terrestrial.

Item name

Alternanthera variegated – Plant

5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Alternanthera is a genus of flowering plants in the amaranth family, Amaranthaceae mainly popular for foliage plant.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
18 inch (46 cm)

Plant Spread
8 inch (20 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 don’t need additional fertilizer, but if they aren’t growing well, try giving them a shovelful of compost in summer. Cut them back if the mounds start to sprawl or spread open. Alternanthera variegated careJosephs coat plants are not picky about the soil as long as it is well-drained and not too rich. The plants grow well in both sun and partial shade, but the colours are more intense in full sun.

Full sun to part shade


Well-drained soil

20 to 30 degrees C

Apply any organic fertilizer

Alternanthera variegated special featureBedding plant, edger or containers. Foliage is particularly attractive when plants are massed as a ground cover or edger. Plants of this species have been used since Victorian times in clipped formal plantings. Also can be an attractive houseplant.Alternanthera variegated uses
Ornamental Use:

The plant is used for the ornamental purpose
Its generally keep indoor in the living room and in terrace area

Medicinal Use:

Stems and leaves useful in eye trouble
The decoction is taken with little salt drunk to check vomiting of blood
Shoot with other ingredients used to restore virility
Poultice used for boils
Note: Use only after consulting the specialist

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