Bertolonia
Bertolonia
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Family Melastomataceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pale pink
  • pink
  • white
Leaf color
  • cream
  • green
  • pale pink
  • pink
  • purple
  • white