Dorstenia elata - Button Mattress PlantRegular price $12.00
Dorstenia elata is native to the Atlantic forests of Brazil, where it is an endangered species. It makes a great low-light houseplant, being able to endure wet soil, dry soil, bright light and heavy shade.
Current Pot Size: 80mm
Synonyms: Wart flower, Congo Fig, Mattress Button Plant, Dorstenia bahiensis.
Light: Full Shade to Med/Low Light - Categories 5-6 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Indoor mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season
(please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, whilst not letting the plant dry out completely. Let it dry to 80% before watering again.
Maintenance: They like humidity and to never dry out completely otherwise the leaves will become crispy.