Alternanthera ficoidea Snowball, Alternanthera variegated

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Selling size: Well rooted plant in a jiffy bag

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Common Name Sessile Joyweed,Josephs coat
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 2 to 3 ft
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Water 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 Care

Josephs 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.

Sunlight Full sun to part shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Alternanthera Variegated Special Feature

Bedding plant, edger or containe 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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