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Acalypha 'Mini Red'Cat's Tail, Firetail, Chenille Plant

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Tender Shrub
What is Tender Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Susceptible to damage or death at temperatures below 5C.
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Turn heads with this unusual patio plant

Long, pendulous blooms througout the year

Ideal for summer patios or as a feature plant in the conservatory

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 With flowerheads that look like deep pink pipe cleaners, Acalypha 'Mini Red' is a plant that will get plenty of attention from visitors to your garden. Perfect for a contemporary or exotic themed planting scheme, it can be planted in a hanging basket, or planter, in a full sun position. Firetail has a rounded, compact habit with weeping branches, and flowers profusely throughout the summer.

Acalypha 'Mini Red' is tender, requiring a minimum temperature of 10C (50F). It is best grown in a container that can be moved indoors for the winter months. Alternatively grow it in a warm conservatory or heated greenhouse. Height and spread: 45cm (18").

Conservatory, Exotic Garden, Greenhouse, Patio


sun or semi shade

45cm (18in)

45cm (18in)

5 Acalypha Jumbo Plug Plants (KA8989)
10 Acalypha Jumbo Plug Plants (KA8990)

Flowering Months
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. Before the first frosts, return Acalypha plants to a bright warm greenhouse or conservatory for the winter months and water sparingly until spring. Prune stems back by one third in spring.


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