Zebra Plant in Basket 14cm

SKU: 576266
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£12.95

Product Description

The Aphelandra squarrosa displays lovely dark glossy green leaves with prominent whitish colored veins. In combination with the possibility of a yellow flower(s) makes this plant a very popular plant and specially with the trendy basket

  • Spectacular Zebra plant because of its coloured veins
  • A very fine combination with the trendy basket (included)
  • Possibility of yellow flowers (bracts)
  • Ideal to combine with another item from the basket collection (creating a basket family)

Product Details

Material
Plant
Additional information
Common name is Zebra Plant. The zebra plant grows well indoors when given the correct care and conditions. However, it is quite a temperamental species and can easily lose it's leaves and becomes leggy - without the proper care it needs.
Colour of flower
Yellow
Dimensions
Height: 25-35cm and Width: 25-30cm
Care instructions
When the flowers begin to die remove them. Also prune the stem and leaves down so there is only two rows of leaves in Height: left ? once the bract begins to die off. This can help prevent the plant getting leggy and losing leaves (which most do) whilst giving the plant an opportunity to grow the following year. Don?t forget to take your cutting for propagation now!
Colour of foliage
Green with white patterns
Perennial
Yes
Planting instructions
Re-pot in spring each year. Only use a pot one size bigger if the plant has become pot bound (too much).
Rate of growth
Slow
Soil type
Most multi-purpose or peat based potting soil mixes are fine to use.
Watering instructions
It's important to keep the soil moist to the touch, and not water logged or too dry. It's advisable to use luke warm soft water (not hard water).
Latin name
Aphelandra squarosa
Includes
Basket
Scent
Unscented
Safety information
Non-toxic to cats and dogs.
Pot size
14cm
Room temperature
Temperatures from 60-75 ?F (15-23 ?C) are ideal and no lower than 55 ?F (13 ?C).
Room position
Bright light without direct sunlight during summer time is preferred. Zebra plants like slightly higher humidity than many other plants of 60% - 70%. You may need to raise the humidity levels in a room artificially by placing the plant in a humidity tray with pebbles or use a humidifier appliance. Low humidity levels within an artificially heated room during winter is not going make a Zebra plant very happy.
Annual
No
Feeding instructions
Feed with a balanced fertilizer once every two weeks during spring and summer.
Flowering period
Summer and Autumn.
Sold in store as mixed variety code
No
Effect and finish
Basket
Diameter
25-30cm
Capacity
1 liter
FirstKey SellingPoint
Spectacular Zebra plant because of its coloured veins
SecondKey SellingPoint
A very fine combination with the trendy basket (included)
ThirdKey SellingPoint
Possibility of yellow flowers (bracts)
FourthKey SellingPoint
Ideal to combine with another item from the basket collection (creating a basket family)

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