Graptophyllum Pictum (Tricolor Caricature Plant)

$8.00 incl. GST
  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 25cm for Pot Size 14cm(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

  • Graptophyllum Pictum, the Caricature Plant, is a shrub in the family Acanthaceae.
  • It is native to New Guinea, also a well-known garden shrub.
  • The caricature plant is an erect, much-branched shrub growing up to 3.5 meters tall.
  • The plant has a range of traditional medicinal uses and is also used as a soap substitute.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • It is best to use a loose breathable substrate consisting, for example, 1 part humus, 1 part of the turf soil, 1 part peat, 1 part perlite, or sand.
  • Drainage and a pot with an opening are mandatory.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Fertilize complex mineral fertilizers approximately once every 3-4 weeks.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • It is best to use a bright light, you can grow on a southern window, but in the summer it will require shading.
  • It can also grow on the west and east window.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • In the summer, abundant watering is required, especially in conditions of high air temperature.
  • With insufficient moisture, the leaves quickly lose the turgor, which, as a rule, is restored after watering.

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Product Details
990-14cm(Ø) x 11cm(H)
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