How do you take care of a golden shrimp plant?
Similarly one may ask, how do you take care of a shrimp plant?
The Shrimp Flower needs well-drained soil, outdoors in summer, water 1-2 times a week. In winter, keep the soil damp – never let the flowering plants dry out completely. Water with a solution of liquid plant food throughout the warmer months.
Also, how do you prune a golden shrimp plant? How to Trim a Yellow Shrimp Plant
- Trim off spent flowers with landscape scissors during the plant's bloom time, typically from early spring through autumn.
- Cut out any dead, dying or damaged stems with hand pruners or lopping shears as soon as you notice them.
- Examine your yellow shrimp plant for pest-infested branches, and prune those out as well.
People also ask, how much sun do shrimp plants need?
It does best in loamy or sandy soil that is well drained. It doesn't do well with wet feet. Well rooted plants are fairly drought tolerant, but like most tropicals, it thrives in high humidity. While they will grow in full sun to partial shade, growing shrimp plants where they receive morning sun is ideal.
Is a shrimp plant an annual or perennial?
Shrimp Plant. Shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana) is an attractive tropical perennial and a must-have for a hummingbird garden. This easy-to-grow plant can reach two to six feet tall, and is easily recognized by the colorful, drooping, shrimp-like bracts it produces.