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Common Name: Beefsteak PlantPlant Family: Amaranthaceae Plant Type: Tender Perennial
Jolly little foliage plant with beetroot coloured leaves, with broad shocking pink veins. Great for summer bedding, or as a pot plant indoors. Pinch back regularly to keep a nice bushy shape otherwise they can tend to get leggy (you won't miss the flowers they are insignificant). Grow in a loam based compost and position somewhere with good light but shaded from very hot sun. Used with the yellow leaved variety (aureoreticulata) in the Madeira Botanical Gardens.
POT SIZE/QUANTITY: 12 cmSeason of Interest: All year roundSun or Shade: Part ShadeHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Minimum temperature: Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)Position/Situation: Shady spot indoors/under glassPlanting Style: ExoticSuggested Use: HouseplantLeaf Colour: RedHabit/Shape: BushyEvergreen: Yes
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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);
The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.