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Acalypha Rhomboidea

Botanical Name:

Acalypha rhomboidea

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Annual, Native Plant, Weed, Herb

Lifespan

Annual

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Mid-summer through fall. A 5-9 lobed bract forms around the inflorecese in the axils of the leaves. There are both male and female flowers within the bract without petals or sepals., Male flowers minute with 4 sepals, golden-green. Female flowers without petals, the sepals minute and green.

Fruit

3 lobes spherical capsule containing three seeds.

Taxonomy

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Euphorbiaceae

Genus

Acalypha

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