Schismatoglottis - Care tips
The Schismatoglottis is an elegant addition to your PLNTS collection. She originates from Thailand, Borneo and Malaysia, where she grows underneath the jungle canopy. She is part of the big Araceae family, which is known for their ability to grow flowers that are called Spadix. There are several varieties of the Schismatoglottis, but they all have ornamental looking leaves.
Schismatoglottis Plant Care Tips
The Schismatoglottis is an aroid and would like to be provided with an airy, chunky, well draining soil mix. We recommend using 60% soil, 15% bark, 10% coconut fibre, 10% charcoal and 5% perlite. You don’t have to adjust the humidity within your house for the Schismatoglottis , she is fine in an average room humidity.
Light and placement for Schismatoglottis
Within her natural surroundings, the Schismatoglottis receives bright indirect light, or filtered sunlight. Within your urban jungle she would like to have a spot with lots of indirect bright light, but out of any direct sunlight.
You can keep her soil slightly moist, by providing her with regular small splashes of water. Always check the soil moistness before giving her a sip with your finger. Whenever the soil is beginning to feel dry, is the time to give her a sip.
A monthly portion of PLNTS nutrition during the growing season, will provide your Schismatoglottis with enough nutrients to grow. Simply add this to your water and water as you would normally do.
Your Schismatoglottis will grow tiny baby Schismatoglottis for you. Once these pop up, you can divide the pups from the mother plant. Try to have some root system on the pup, to make the chance of a successful propagation bigger.
Most common pests on Schismatoglottis
The most common pests on Schismatoglottis are mealybugs and scales. This doesn’t mean that your Schismatoglottis can’t get infested with other types of pests. We recommend having a little plant inspection on a regular basis. This is also the perfect opportunity to wipe off any dust on your plants leaves. This will ensure the happiness and health of your plants!
Are Schismatoglottis poisonous for your pets or children?
Unfortunately the Schismatoglottis is poisonous when ingested for humans and pets. When you have children or pets, we advise you to place this plant on an unreachable spot, like a high shelf or closed greenhouse.
Schismatoglottis plant for sale
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