Nutrient deficiencies of perennials: Dwarf creeping chenille (Acalypha pendula)

Gibson, James L.; Strickland, Kim
February 2007
GMPRO - Greenhouse Management & Production;Feb2007, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p30
The article presents information on how to grow dwarf creeping chenille or Acalypha pendula. This perennial can be used as a containerized ornamental or groundcover. It prefers dry, acidic to slightly alkaline soils and full sun conditions. Nitrogen can be applied at a rate of 200 to 250 milligrams per liter.


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