Chlorophytum orchidastrum 'Green Orange'
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A distant cousin of the spider plant, it stores water in its roots, making it resistant to periods of drought and neglect. Commonly known as the Mandarin Plant.
Prefers bright indirect light and the soil should be watered when the surface is dry to the touch, however it will need much less water in winter. Feed with a weak houseplant fertiliser every few weeks in spring and summer. This plant will filter airborne toxins.
Nursery Pot Size: 12cm
Fits Decorative Pot Size: 17cm+
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Prefers indirect bright light and will tolerate direct sunlight in the morning or evening. If positioned in a shadier spot the plant will offer less growth and require less water.
Thoroughly water, then allow the top few centimeters of compost to dry before re-watering. Water less in winter when the plant is growing more slowly. Over-watering can 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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