Stromanthe Bahiensis

Description

Stromanthe Bahiensis is a species of flowering plant in the Marantaceae family. This species  native in Bahia.

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Stromanthe Bahiensis Care

Overview

Humidity
More than 70%
Light
Low
Soil
Mix soil
Temperature
15 - 24
Watering
Medium

Humidity

Your Stromanthe Bahiensis loves a humid environment, so feel free to mist every day. Use a pebble tray or a humidifier during the winter months when the air tends to be drier. The leaves will turn brown and crispy when the air is too dry.

Light

Place your Stromanthe Bahiensis medium a warm, well-lit spot. The more indirect light the plant receives, the more variegation you will see on the leaves. Never expose it to direct sunlight, you will see burn spot on the leaves.

Temperature

Your Stromanthe Bahiensis prefers temperatures between 65-80 degrees during the day and no cooler than 60 degrees at night. Avoid placing your plants near heating and air conditioning vents and fans.

Watering

Keep the soil of your Stromanthe Bahiensis slightly damp (but not soggy!) and allow the top inch to dry out before watering again. Be careful to not overwater, as this could lead to root rot. In the winter, allow the soil to dry out a little more between waterings, but never completely.

Fertilizing

Feed a Stromanthe Bahiensis every month during the Spring-Fall months when it producing new leaves. Always dilute the fertilizer to the ½ strength and never apply on dry soil.