Recently re-classified as Adelonema from Homalomena. Adelonema wallisii is a species in the Araceae family, Native to Colombia and Venezuela. Perfect for terrariums, growing to about 10-15cm high and thriving in warm, humid environments with free draining soil. Fresh velvety leaves come out pink and harden to a tricolour of marbled yellow and light to dark green. Flowers appear in solitary spadices during active growth periods. This plant will go dormant in temperatures below 6 degrees celsius, during which watering should be limited.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: Curmeria wallisii, Diandriella wallisii, Homalomena wallisii
Light: Full Shade - Category 3-4 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Soil type x (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.