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Never Never Plant

Ctenanthe setosa

Pronunciation: tee-NANTH-ee set-OH-suh
SKU #45744

Good to Grow...indoors:

Description A wonderful option if you're looking for a vertical accent, this tropical plant shoots its leaves up into the air, showing off long reddish stems. An understory plant for the forests of Brazil, it loves warmth and humidity and tolerates low light.
Light Bright Indirect Light
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Prized for foliage.
Mature Size Can reach 3 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Landscape Use Houseplant
Foliage Color Variegated
Care Plant in indoor plant potting soil in a pot with drainage holes. Provide bright, indirect light. Too little light will dull the leaf color and cause leggy growth. When watering, soak thoroughly and allow excess to drain. Needs humidity. Feed with a weak liquid fertilizer. Do not feel in fall or winter. Periodically wipe down foliage with a damp cloth to remove dust.

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