After three decades of obscurity, these indoor plants are now a hot ticket on Pinterest and Instagram - and you can have your own to enjoy and care for. PIleas like it humid and warm, slightly shady, not too much disturbance. Ideal for a prized spot indoors. Their distinctive "spinning plates" look is described by botanists as 'peltate leaves on a long petiole' - so now you know!
DESCRIPTION: Tropical fast-growing foliage plant originating from China, with large saucer-like leaves on long thin stems. USES: Indoor plant, outside on a shaded patio, accent planting in tropical gardens. Ideal for terrariums and bottle gardens. PLANTING: Needs steady temperatures over 10C. Plant in indirect sunlight or dappled shade. Prefers free-draining or a good quality potting mix. The plant will drop its leaves if unhappy with conditions. CARE: Water regularly during the first 12 weeks and once established. Mist regularly if air humidity is low. Apply a very diluted liquid feed every month for vibrant healthy foliage. Remove the old leaves for a quick tidy up. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 30-50cm around YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.