Aspidistra elatior (15cm pot)
Cast Iron Plant
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An elegant, easy to care for foliage plant which tolerates low light. It has tough, leathery leaves and was a firm favourite with the Victorians. Native to South East Asia.
Tolerates all levels of indirect light – very tolerant of shade. Water when the top inch of soil has dried out. Do not over-water! Apply feed every month in spring and summer.
Nursery Pot Size: 15cm
Due to the height of the plastic pot we recommend the 20cm decorative outer pot.
UK Shipping: Tracked delivery by DPD within 3 days to most mainland UK postcodes (£5.95 or FREE over £60).
Local Edinburgh Delivery: Delivery by local courier within 3 days to selected EH postcodes (£5.50 or FREE over £60).
Store Pickup: Collect within 1 hour from our store at 8b St Vincent Street, EH3 6SH.
Prefers indirect bright light and will tolerate direct sunlight in the morning or evening. Too much direct sunlight can result in scorched leaves.
Water thoroughly, then allow the top half of the compost to dry before rewatering. Over-watering will cause root rot.
Feed every second time you water through spring and summer with a quality liquid plant food. There is no need to feed this plant in winter.
This plant enjoys humidity. Place in a bathroom and/or mist regularly with water. Remove dust from the leaves with a damp cloth to improve photosynthesis.
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