Stromanthe Glabra

Description

Stromanthe glabra is a species of flowering plant in the Marantaceae family. This species was first scientifically described by Yosh.-Arns in 2002.

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Stromanthe Glabra Care

Overview

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

Humidity

Your Stromanthe Glabra 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 Glabra 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

Avoid placing a Stromanthe Glabra in a cold or hot draft, otherwise basic household temperatures are fine.

Watering

A Stromanthe Glabra likes to be kept barely moist at all times. Be careful not to over-water or the roots rot and the plant dies. In winter, allow the soil of a Stromanthe Glabra to dry out a little more, but never completely.

Fertilizing

Feed a Stromanthe Glabra 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.