Xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger'Regular price $16.00
A fast growing lemon lime coloured Xanthosoma. The chartreuse coloured leaves on this beauty are a matte satin texture and can grow to be almost a metre in length and in ideal conditions. This plant will tolerate a bright spot indoors, rotating regularly to keep upright.
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Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: Elephant Ear
Light: Full Shade - Category 3-4 (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.
These plants are susceptible to spider mite so keep those leaves wet and treat with pest spray as a preventative at first signs of infestation. Keep warm over winter to slow down/stop dormancy. If they experience temperatures of less than 15 Degrees Celsius consistently they will go dormant in which watering should be kept to a minimum (about once a month) until new growth emerges in Spring.
Transport Risk: Low