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Cast Iron plant Aspidistra "Milky Way" live plant

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Plants for sale are Cast Iron plant Aspidistra "Milky Way". As with all my plants they are grown from tissue culture to be exact disease free copies of the mother plant. Grows to 2'. Plants for sale are between 5-16" they grow fast. Glossy dark leaves speckled with white spots. Evergreen in warm climates. Cream colored bell shaped flowers that are maroon inside contrast in any garden. Cast iron plants are very drought tolerant and also tolerates dimley lit areas both inside and out. zones 7-10 overwinters well inside everywhere else. Ships to the continental United States only. How to grow Aspidistra "Milky Way", Aspidistra 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 Aspidistra. When planting Aspidistra in the landscape space plants at 16" 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 indirect light, but not direct sunlight. This species of Aspidistra is considered hardy at zones 8-10 Aspidistra plant care, If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Aspidistra are extreemly drought tolerant. Produces Cream colored bell shaped flowers maroon on the inside that bloom in the spring time. Aspidistra fertilizer, this mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower. Aspidistra pests and disease, Pests or diseases are few and far between. Aspidistra are also refered to as cast iron plant. Aspidistra are generally grown from shoots or seeds. There are several different varieties of Aspidistra genus.


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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 16 September, 2010.