Geogenanthus poeppigii - Seersucker Plant
Discover the charming Seersucker Plant, a delightful addition to your green oasis. With its distinctive crinkled, puckered leaves, this unique houseplant brings a touch of texture and personality to your indoor space. The Seersucker Plant is low-maintenance, thriving in moderate light and requiring minimal care, making it an ideal choice for both beginner and experienced plant enthusiasts. Elevate your home's decor with this trendy and easy-to-care-for botanical gem today.
Ed's Plant Profile
- Botanical Name: Geogenanthus poeppigii
- Common Name(s): Seersucker Plant
- Family: Commelinaceae
- Native Range: Ecuador, Peru
Ed's Care Guide
- Care Level: Intermediate
- Light: Prefers medium to low light conditions. Also does well in artificial (fluorescent) lighting
- Water: Do not allow the soil to dry between waterings, check every few days to keep soil evenly moist
- Humidity: Moderate to high humidity
- Temperature: 60-70F. Avoid cold drafts.
- Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
- Feeding: Fertilize with diluted liquid fertilizer during spring and summer.
- Propagation: Root division, stem cuttings
- Growth: Upright
- Common Pests: Look out for spider mites, mealy bugs &scale
- Toxicity: nontoxic
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