>From: Plants FIDO-Gate <Plants.FIDO-Gate at f78_n480.z2.fidonet.org>
>Date: Fri, 23 Aug 96 18:49:40 +0200
>Subject: new plants - please give tips
<snip> I bought some Althernatera today - first time
>I laid my hands on this plant. If someone would be so kind
>as to give me some tips on the care for this plant,...<snip>
 The lighting is two fluorescent bulbs, one
>Sylvania special plant-light bulb (purple-light), one normal
>one, 20 Watt each I believe.<snip>


From what I know of this plant your light in inadequate. It requires high
light and good iron fertilizer to keep its red colour and grow well.

in Vancouver