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Shingle Plant

Shingle Plant


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A rare and unique climbing ariod! These rhaphidophoras "shingle" onto the surface that they grow against climbing up and up, eventually producing large fenestrated leaves. Each pot comes with a board that the plant has started shingling to, be sure to water or mist the board to encourgae new leaves to latch on! 

Climate - Native to Solomon Islands

Light - Bright indirect, but can do very limited direct if acclimated slowly

Soil - Well-draining potting soil

Water - Water weekly, allow top inch to dry before watering. 

Humidity - Likes increased humidity, but does not require added humidity 

Temperature - Typical indoor temperature acceptable, prefers temperatures above 65 degrees 

Fertilizer - Fertilize monthly in spring and summer with a balanced fertilizer containing macro-nutrients, don't fertilize in winter

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This plant needs to be watered when the top 2 inches of soil dries out. this plant enjoys water, once a week or so


Normal, this plant can accept many conditions