Ant Plant
Dischidia pectinoides
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 1 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot constant temperatures through the whole year (average over 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Kangaroo Pocket, Thruppence Ravioli Plant
Family Apocynaceae
Other scientific names Dischidia lanceolata, Dischidia vidalii

Characteristics

Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
Leaf color
  • green