Schismatoglottis Green Stripe is a beautiful and exotic fresh-green plant of the genus Schismatoglottis belonging to the family of Araceae. These plants resemble a lot to the members of the Homalomena genus in terms of growth characteristics, nutrition requirement, and appearance. It’s native to the alluring Island of Borneo but is also cultivated well in many tropical regions of Asia, Melanesia, and New Guinea.
This member of the flowering plants produces unique inflorescent flowers known as spadix, which are enclosed by leaf-like bracts called spathes. The artistic green strip on deep green leaves covering the entire midrib with the white stripes shading the margins upsurges the reinvigorating beauty of this ornamental plant.
Though this aesthetic plant is not aromatic, it purifies your garden/home atmosphere and increases oxygen concentration. Ultimately, to give you refreshing, revitalizing, and optimistic vibes.
Schismatoglottis Green Stripe requires an ample amount of sunlight, adequate water, and nutrients. Nevertheless, the precise plant requirements depend on the current local weather. Ideally, you should place it approximately three feet from a window that lets in sunlight.
Moreover, water it not more than half a cup every 9 days for better growth and development. As the plants utilize sodium, potassium, calcium, phosphorus from the soil, these nutrients gradually depletes. Thus, it is important to change the soil, fertilize it with a foliar liquid fertilizer, or change the pot size. An apparent indication to re-pot your Schismatoglottis Green Strip is when it doubles in size.
Ornamental plants like this are prone to bugs and scales that affect the overall beauty of the plant. Therefore, it is necessary to take certain precautionary measures to control plant pests. You can help avoid such miserable conditions by regular pruning and washing the leaves. The use of home-made pesticides is way better than the potentially toxic chemicals.
You can decorate your ornamental garden and home with this small and pretty plant by either hanging it with ropes, placing it in the shelves, near the window, and shady garden room. Feel free to welcome this symbol of “belle and life” from Botanic zone Id because this plant is non-toxic, child and pet-safe.
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