Medinilla speciosa - Showy MelastomeRegular price $33.00
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: Showy Asian Grapes
Light: Filtered light to full shade, categories 3-5 (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, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Keep this plant warm over winter. This plant excretes sugar through its leaves that will turn black over time. These are growth sugars and indicate a healthy plant. This is a normal function and nothing to worry about.
Transport Risk: Low - except when flowering. Flowers are delicate and prone to falling off when knocked.