Alternanthera Red Ruby, Sessils plant
Water when top 4 inches of soil is dry to touch
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"0
Bright Direct Sunlight
Home Decor Plant
Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant is a native plant of is native to subtropical and tropical areas of South and Central America.
Your Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant was used in the preparation of medicine for swelling, tight chest, fever, and lung-related problems in olden times.
Your Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant can grow up to 2-12 inches tall when it matures.
Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant requires bright direct sunlight to maintain the dark beautiful color of its foliage. However, they can tolerate indirect sunlight as well.
Your Plant requires a temperature of no less than 10 C or their health may start to decline. Hence, you must keep your plant indoors during the winter season.
Water your Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant only when the 4 inches of the topsoil is dry to touch. You must water them once every week during the summers and once every two weeks during the winters.
Your Plant prefers a high-humidity environment and hence, you should consider keeping them in your bathroom or kitchen areas or misting them regularly.
Your Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant grows well in any soil type as long as it is well-draining. You can also add organic matter like peat moss, compost, or manure to the soil to enhance its drainage.
Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant does not require frequent feeding, but that will benefit the plant. You can use any balanced liquid fertilizer for your plant once every month during the summers.
However, during the winters, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant is considered to be non-toxic for pets and humans.
You should trim away all the dead twigs and leaves from your plant once every month to boost its growth rate and to maintain its beautiful look.
You should repot your plant once every 1.5 years in a pot that is longer than a size bigger than the current pot to help your plant grow the best during the spring or summer season.
Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant turning yellow: It is an indication of overwatering- Water your plant only when the top 4 inches of the soil is completely dry.
Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant losing leaves: This is caused due to less sunlight exposure- Place your plant in a place that receives direct sunlight.
Alternanthera Red Ruby Plant is a perennial plant with red and lime green color foliages. They have bi-colored leaves in a single plant that adds a splash of color to your home. It is a low-maintenance plant.