These are gorgeous foliage plants that are also very easy care! They can tolerate medium to bright indirect light and should be watered when the top couples of inches of soil have dried out.
Pot size: 12cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Medium to bright indirect light||Bright indirect light - winter sun isn't as strong so it can handle more light.|
|Water when the top inch or so has dried out.||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Can tolerate average household temperatures and humidity.||Try to keep away from draughts and central heating.
|Feed once a week or so in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn or winter unless the plant is still actively growing.|
Common Name: Homalomena 'Maggy'
Scientific Name: Homalomena rubescens 'Maggy'
Toxic: Toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Standard potting soil mixed with perlite, or equivalent, for good drainage.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring when the plant has become rootbound.
Propagation: These can be propagated by root division when repotting the mother plant.
Common problems: Leaf yellowing can occur when under or over watered - just keep an eye and adjust your care accordingly!
Care Tips: These plants will do fine in just about any space but they’ll really take off in brighter and more humid environments - a bathroom would be perfect!
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.