Cast Iron Plant

Cast Iron Plant

This Cast Iron Plant is one of the easiest, low maintenance plants. Your Cast Iron Plant will thrive in neglect and even will grow in a dark, shady spot. It is quite a slow grower but the leaves can grow to be as long as 2’ long and 4” wide. This is a good houseplant or it can even be planted outside. 

  • Light

Tolerant of low light, your Cast Iron Plant will thrive almost anywhere you put it. As long as you avoid direct sunlight, your plant will tolerate mostly anything. 


  • Water 
Let your Cast Iron Plant dry out a bit before watering again. Being somewhat drought tolerant, overwatering is the number one cause of death for this type of plant. Wait until the soil is about 50% dried out and then water it. 

  • Humidity
Average household humidity will be just fine for you Cast Iron Plant. 

  • Soil
Almost any well-draining potting mix will be sufficient for your Ctenanthe Our go-to recommendation for a high-quality soil that’s fast draining is Fox Farms Ocean Forest.

  • Fertilizer 

Fertilize your Cast Iron Plant once a month during their growing season, spring and summer months. No need to fertilize in the winter or fall months.

 

FAQ's

  • Pet friendly? 
Yes, this plant is pet friendly!
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