Scientific Name: Rhaphidophora Pertusa
Native: China & India
With similarities to the Tetrasperma (this has bigger leaves) and the Decursiva (this has more even fenestrations), this outstanding Aroid is also easy to care for and will quickly colonise a tree or outdoor wall. A tropical plant, it grows best in moist soil and semi or full shade making it a good choice as an indoor plant. These are undeniable statement pieces in any garden or home. Their aerial and subterranean roots enable the plant to trail, climb and creep.
*Highly rated as an airpurifier when placed indoors.
***All our plants are grown in organically enriched living soil without the use of any chemical fertilizers, fungicides or pesticides.
GROWING: Re-pot in a larger container or grow in-ground to increase root and foliage growth. Grow separately as this plant is quite demanding of soil/water resources. Trim off old, drying leaves from time to time and add this as shredded foliage around your plant to increase humus and soil health.
LIGHT: If growing indoors, place in a bright spot with exposure to indirect sunlight/ambient light for at least six hours daily. If growing outdoors, place in semi-shade as exposure to strong direct sunlight will burn the leaves of this plant.
WATERING: Alternate days in summer and twice a week rest of the year. Allow soil to dry out completely between watering events. Never let its roots sit in stagnant water. If growing indoors, ensure that drip trays are emptied regularly.
FERTILIZING: Our plants are sold in organically enriched, NPK+MagSulf strong, potting mixes that would need no additional soil amendments for at least one year. If re-potting/migrating to a larger container, we recommend the use of Mandy's Farm Foliage Plant Potting Mix or one similar to it.