Description For Stromanthe Triostar Plant With Self Watering Pot
How to grow Stromanthe Triostar (Tricolor plant)Plant Description: The lovely tricolour plant features leaves with green, white-cream patterns & pink lower side. The plant has creeping rhizome (A thick stem which grows horizontally below or on the soil surface) and produces fanlike sprays of leaves. It can be grown in decorative indoor pots, outdoor shady patches of the garden or in corridors and living room corners.
Botanical Name: Stromanthe Triostar
Plant type: Foliage pattern plant.
Growth Habit: Perennial, small shrub.
Growth Rate: Medium.
Average Landscape Size: Plant it at a distance of 2 x 2 ft as a ground cover.
How to care for Stromanthe Triostar (Tricolor plant)Soil: Well-drained soil rich in organic content.
Pot Size: 12 to 14 inch round pot.
Potting/Transplanting: Transplant the Tricolour plant saplings in a pot along with root-ball of the original soil. Carefully place the plant in the middle of the container & cover the roots completely with remaining soil.
Repotting: Change the pot every year. Use bigger sized pot every time you repot the plant.
Sunlight: The plant enjoys the medium light. Place the plant in semi-shade.
Water: Moderate watering, twice a week.
Fertiliser: Add rich compost/ leaf mould every three months.
Temperature: Tricolor plant prefers pleasant warm temperature. Minimum temperature requirements are 15 degrees celsius
Humidity: Plant needs humidity. Mist your plant with hand sprayer in winters.
Pruning: Thin the extra, old and decaying leaves from the bottom. Don't let the leaves overcrowd.
Propagation: Plant can be easily propagated by cuttings of the underground rhizome.
Companion Plants: Ferns, Dracaena, Aralia, Syngonium, Rhoeo.
|Select Pot Color||LightGreen|
|Type of Plants||Foliage Pattern Plants|
|Ideal plants location||Office Desk Plants, Office premises plants, Plants For Living Room Tables, Plants For Shaded Balconies|
|Water Schedule||Twice a week|
|Indoor/Outdoor||Indoor, Outdoor Shade Loving Plant|
|Speciality||Wonderful leaves with Green, white cream patterns & pink lower side. A truely Tricolor plant.|
|Design Use||Fancy indoor pots, outdoor shady patches of garden.|
|Ideal Location||Potted in corridors, living room corners.|
|Product Weight||750 g|
|Plant Height||4 to 6 inch|
|Plant Spread||6 to 8 inch|
|Pot Height||4 inch|