This is truly one for the avid plant collector! These will be happiest in bright indirect light and do not need watering very often - once every couple of weeks in the summer and only once a month or so in winter.
Pot size: 15cm
Please note you may not receive the exact plant pictured, but one of a similar size and condition.
|Bright indirect light - direct sun can easily scorch the delicate foliage.
||As much light as possible - winter sun is not as strong.
|Water when the foliage starts to wrinkle and lose it's plump appearance.
||Cut back on watering in the winter months.
|Can tolerate average household temperatures ad humidity.||Try to keep away from draughts and central heating.
|Feed once or twice in the growing season.||Do not feed in autumn or winter.|
Scientific Name: Stefania erecta
Origin: Asia & Australia
Toxic: Toxic to humans and animals.
Soil: Any cacti and succulent potting mix, or you can mix extra drainage materials into regular soil.
Repotting: It's best to repot at the beginning of Spring about once every two years.
Propagation: These cannot easily be propagated.
Common problems: Inconsistent watering can result in yellowed leaves.
Care Tips: These plants often go dormant in the winter months - if this happens simply cut away any dead foliage and do not water until new growth starts to appear in spring.
Fun Fact: What is often referred to as the bulb is actually called a 'caudex'!
Please note these are general guidelines based on our experience with these plants - care should be altered based on individual home environments.