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Heliconia Stricta "Sharonii" live plant

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Plants for sale are Heliconia "Sharonii" plants for sale are between 4"- 24" tall "They grow fast!!" EXOTIC TROPICAL PLANT THAT PRODUCES BEAUTIFUL LONG LASTING (3 MO) ORNAMENTAL UPRIGHT BLOOMS THAT ARE ORANGE AND YELLOW. FOLIAGE HAS BLUEISH DK GREEN COLOR WITH MAROON UNDERSIDE AND MIDRIB. IT IS REALLY EASY TO CARE FOR- NOT FUSSY AT ALL. NEEDS FILTERED LIGHT, PLENTY OF WATER & FERTILIZER.. GREAT FOR CONTAINER/ INDOOR . IT IS A VERY FAST GROWER. We recommend using only *Bio Spectrum organic fertilizer, located in our store. Ships to the continental United States only... Happy Gardening.

For indoor growing instructions please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XD0kBZxfCs

 

How to grow Heliconia, Heliconia soil requirements and planting instructions, Mix together the following: 60 percent potting soil; 20 percent peat moss; 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite. Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Heliconia. When planting Heliconia in the landscape space plants at 24" apart. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0 light conditions, When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has bright direct light. Plants will produce large red yellow white flowers. Stunning blooms!! this species of Heliconia is considered hardy at zones 7-11 

 

 

Heliconia plant care, If using drip irrigation allow soil to be kept moist. But Do not over water any members of the Heliconia family. Heliconia fertilizer, this mild feeder every three weeks during the warmer months with a one regular strength fertilizer with a balanced N-P-K ratio or 15-15-15. Heliconia pests and disease, Pests or diseases are few and far between. Heliconia are also referred to as Heliconia sharonii plant, Heliconia, Lobster claw plant and helikonios. Heliconia are generally grown from shoots or seeds. There are several different varieties of Heliconia. Florida Hill Nursery is your internet source for buying rare plants and fruit trees. Our online Plant selection ensures the best selection of internet plants available. Ceck out our wide selection of other tropical plants, subtropical plants and norther temperate climate plants. Buy 1 plant or tree and recieve free shipping on the next three plants or trees using *best way shipping. Our online selection of rainforest tropicals and fruit trees can add a piece of the tropics to your back yard, greenhouse, patio or garden.


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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 11 May, 2011.