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Antplant 'Dischidia astephana'

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Dischidia astephana
Dischidia astephana is a real must for all plant enthusiastics. This Dischidia astephana ant plant is Arafloras favorites because of its striking bloom and beautiful creeping leaves. In nature it grows on trees in Asia. It thanks it name to the fact that its leaves provide ants with shelter and protection. It is a relatively slow grower which likes a luminous spot and dry soil.
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Price: € 42.00
Dischidia astephana flowers
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Dischidia astephana plant Dischidia astephana
Plant type
plant
Plant type
antplant
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
> 100 cm
Light
full light
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal

Product info

Dischidia astephana is a real must for all plant enthusiastics. This Dischidia astephana ant plant is Arafloras favorites because of its striking bloom and beautiful creeping leaves. In nature it grows on trees in Asia. It thanks it name to the fact that its leaves provide ants with shelter and protection. It is a relatively slow grower which likes a luminous spot and dry soil.
Height:
30 cm
30 cm
Width:
20 cm
20 cm
Adult height:
> 100 cm
> 100 cm
Adult width:
> 100 cm
> 100 cm
Flower colour:
Orange/red
orange/red
Flower period:
All year
all year
Plant type:
Plant
plant
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Antplant
antplant
Growth habit:
Creeping
creeping
Growth habit:
Epifytical
epifytical
Araflora info:
Non-edible
non-edible
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Special
special
Natural habitat:
South-East Asia
South-East Asia
Altitude range:
0-1500 m
0-1500 m

Plant care

This Dischidia astephana ant plant grows especially well directly under the lamps. The Dischidia astephana can attach itself to wood and other dry materials. As long as the roots of the Dischidia astephana aren'T in water and the plant receives lots of light it is easy to keep. The Dischidia astephanaproduces many branches and leaves and multiplies with new offshoots above ground.
Care:
Normal
normal
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
Full light
full light
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Free draining mixture
free draining mixture
Watering tips:
Not standing in water
not standing in water
Water spraying:
Water spraying
water spraying
Maintenance:
Can be pruned
can be pruned
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
80-100%
80-100%
Air humidity at night:
80-100%
80-100%
Day temperature:
20-30 °C
20-30 °C
Night temperature:
12-18 °C
12-18 °C
Temperature max:
35 °C
35 °C
Temperature min:
10 °C
10 °C
Temperature:
< 15 °C
< 15  °C
Fertilize:
Little
little
Artificial light height:
20-40 cm
20-40 cm
Soil ph:
<5-7>
<5-7>
Soil type:
Peat/cocos
peat/cocos
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years

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