Alternanthera 'Thin Gold'
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Common Name:
Alternanthera 'Thin Gold'
   
Ornamental Features:
Thin small yellow leaves that turn green with maturity.
   
Habit and Growth Rate:
Mature size of 6-12"
   
Landscape Value:
Great to use in large plantings for color or texture. Excellent for Topiaries. Color shows up best during cooler months.
   
Hardiness:
Zone 10
   
Culture:
Prefers light shade, but will take full sun. Adaptable to different soils, but will do best in a well drained loose mix. For best looks keep moist. Use soluble fertilizer or top dress with slow release at moderate rates.
   
Pot Size & Finish Time:
Cell pack to 4" - 6 weeks Cell pack to 6" - 8 to 10 weeks
   
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture, division
   
Pest/Disease Problems:
Mealybugs and Rhizoctonia
   
More Information:
Thin small yellow leaves that turn green with maturity. Great to use in large plantings for color or texture.