Boehmeria Biloba Sandpaper Plant, False Nettle

Boehmeria Biloba Sandpaper Plant, False Nettle

Botanical Name

Boehmeria biloba


Boehmeria is a member of the nettle family but it does not have stinging hairs. It does have beautiful leaves, making it a striking accent plant. It can be grown in pots and urns for a unforgettable effect alone or with other plants. It is a perennial at least through zone 8, coming back from the root. The flowers are white/cream tassels, but the leaves provide the real show. This plant is a rarity.
It may serve as a food plant for some butterfly larvae but mine have never been bothered.

Adult Height

3.0' - 4.0'
Shipping Restrictions: Not available for shipment to AK, AZ, CA, HI, OR, WA.

Seller Information

Gold Hill Plant Farm

Work 1451 County Rd. 21 Waverly, AL 36879 USA
96.30 (54)

DoLeaf seller since:
Feb 20, 2010

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