Iresine Herbstii ‘Aureoreticulata’
Moist soil at all times
Height: 14"Pot Size: 4"Branches: 3
Bright Direct Sunlight
Indoor Plants, Rare Plants, Outdoor Plants, Balcony Plants
As a potted plant, it can grow up to 12 to 18 inches tall.
The Iresine Herbstii Aureoreticulata plant prefers frost-free climates .
Your Iresine Herbstii Aureoreticulata will grow in full sun, semi-shade or shade. Although the brightest colours are generally obtained in stronger light.
The smaller plants tend to thrive in partial shade. But as they grow can tolerate more light.
Beefsteak plant cannot handle low temperatures or frost.
Your Beefsteak plant requires its soil to be moist at all times. Frequent watering especially in warm or hot weather is preferred
When grown Outdoors, your Beefsteak plant prefers organically rich, well-draining soil. Although, it will tolerate most soil types.
When growing your plant Indoors, use a loamy, soil-based potting mixture.
Your Iresine Herbstii Aureoreticulata requires fertilizer every 2 to 3 weeks in the growing season. For it to flourish choose a liquid fertilizer that is high in nitrogen.
Your Iresine Herbstii Aureoreticulata is completely safe and suitable for spaces with pets and children
Using 2 to 3-inch layers of Organic Mulch will prevent the moisture from evaporating.
The beefsteak plant has a low tolerance for cold, dry air. Therefore, frequently mist and provide adequate heat during winter
The beefsteak plant is not prone to serious insect or diseases, though it is susceptible to powdery mildew. Watch out for common pests like aphids and spider mites
Placing Beefsteak plant is insufficient light may result in it getting leggy as it tends to stretch towards the available light
Brown leaf margins and Drooping leaves - This is due to inadequate moisture.
A favourite variety of Iresine Herbstii / Beefsteak plant, the'Aureoreticulata' has green leaves with yellow veins and reddish stems. Their extraordinary foliage is a visual treat to those who find common green in houseplants somewhat plain.