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PlantFiles: Bristly Starbur, Carapichno
Acanthospermum hispidum

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Acanthospermum (a-kanth-oh-SPER-mum) (Info)
Species: hispidum (HISS-pih-dum) (Info)

Category:
Herbs
Shrubs

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

No details have been posted.



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