Flying Goldfish Plant
Columnea microphylla
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 4.5 - 5.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Family Gesneriaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red
Blooming months
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Leaf color
  • green