Aspidstra Elatior 縞葉蘭 シマ ハ ラン Variegated (JAPAN)

$108.00 incl. GST
  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 80cm for Pot Size 17cm(Ø)
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height is measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Aspidistra Elatior or the Cast Iron Plant belongs to the lily family and is native to China and Japan.
  • Once a very popular houseplant, it was a common feature of many a Victorian hallway, although its popularity has faded slightly since this period and is now less common in modern homes.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • It can tolerate a wide range of soils, as long as they have good drainage.
  • They however prefer organically rich soil with a slightly acidic to neutral soil pH.
  • Outdoors, it can grow in sandy, loamy, and even clay soils.
  • For container plants, simply use a standard quality potting mix.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Fertile soil is vital for a healthy Aspidistra; feed its soil once every four waterings using a 'Houseplant' labeled fertilizer, before reducing this every sixth drink in the autumn and winter.
  • Try not to over-feed as their roots are susceptible to burning, especially when over-applied in dry soil.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Bright, indirect light to a dark, gloomy corner.
  • Avoid sitting in full sunlight.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • Low to Moderate Watering Once a week at most.
  • Water well and then wait until the soil has almost dried out before watering again.

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