Attractive plant kept in this country for its foliage and to add a tropical look to your room.
A mature plant may flower but is unlikely to fruit in this country.
This plant is approximately 80cm tall. Keep in a warm, bright sunny position with some direct sun.
Minimum temperature 60 degrees fahrenheit.
Mist leaves frequently. Re pot when pot bound in the spring.
Feed well in spring and summer and always keep the compost moist. Just water occasionally in winter. Mist leaves if in a heated room.
Keep in a pot with drainage holes sitting on a saucer, or if planting in a pot with no holes place some gravel at the bottom for drainage. These plants as with most foliage plants don’t like sitting in saturated compost.
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At GardenMarketPlace we have been selling a range of indoor plants for over 20 years. We have selected plants that are suitable as house plants or plants for the office. Most of our indoor plants are easy to keep and require little maintenance. House plants are an in-expensive way to help create a relaxed friendly atmosphere, indoor plants are also known to have stress relieving qualities in an office environment.