Stromanthe Triostar 'Magenta Triostar'

What To Expect

You will receive a healthy plant that meets our strict quality standards in a nursery pot size of your choosing. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. We offer a plant health guarantee on all of our plants! Please see our Shipping Policy and Refund Policy for more information. We also include shipping heat packs at no charge as needed during cold weather. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us!

Description

The Stromanthe Triostar 'Magenta Triostar' is recognizable for its pointed colorful leaves that boast pale green, cream, and pink on top with a deep pink, maroon, or magenta underneath. This plant thrives in bright, indirect light and high humidity. 

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Stromanthe Triostar
  • Common Name: Magenta Triostar
  • Family: Marantaceae
  • Native Range: Brazil

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Moderate
  • Light: Bright, indirect light. Can tolerate medium indirect light, yet variegation will be less pronounced.
  • Water: Keep soil moist yet not soggy; allow the top surface of the soil to slightly dry out between waterings. We recommend using filtered tap or rain water to prevent browning leaf tips.
  • Humidity: High, 50-75%; If humidity is not optimal, this plant appreciates a good misting every now and then!
  • Temperature: 65-80F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding: Fertilize once per month with a diluted half-strength fertilizer once per month in spring and summer.
  • Propagation: Root division 
  • Growth: Fast growers 
  • Pests: Generally not subject to pests
  • Toxicity: Mildly toxic to humans and pets