Never-Never Plant
Ctenanthe oppenheimiana
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Mist every 2 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.0 - 8.0
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Oppenheim's Ctenanthe
Family Marantaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
Leaf color
  • cream
  • green
  • purple