Ideal for putting a little color into your world, painted nettle is an unusually vibrant plant. With leaves that erupt in a wide array of rich hues, from yellow to red to purple, painted nettle is a complete masterpiece. Grow and you'll enjoy!
Sprouts in: 1 - 2 weeks
Full size in: 4 - 8 weeks
Enjoy for: 4 - 17 weeks
- Grows best in temperatures between 18 - 30 °C / 64 - 86 °F.
To promote a bushier look you may pinch off the tips in about 20 days of age. If you don’t do that, it is also just fine.
Painted Nettle is a leafy ornamental plant. Despite that, tiny inconspicuous flowers will appear in when the plant is fully grown.
It requires very little care, at some point the leaves will wither, this is just nature happening. Removing the old leaves is the only care it needs.
Enjoy its highly decorative variegated leaves at least 3 months after planting the pods.
The plant is not edible. Poisonous!