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Columnea purpureovittata

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Specifications
Columnea purpureovittata (Trichantha)

Columnea purpureovittata (Trichantha) has attractive foliage consisting of bumpy, asymmetrical leaves and tubular flowers with yellow and maroon stripes. It is suitable for a riparium or a terrarium.

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Columnea purpureovittata
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Plant type
flowering plant
Place
indoor
Place
container plant
Adult width:
40 cm
Light
full light
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
special

Product info

The Columnea genus is named after the Italian botanist, Fabio Colomna. Columnea purpureovittata is also known as Trichantha purpureovittata.

Height:
10 cm
10 cm
Width:
5 cm
5 cm
Adult height:
100 cm
100 cm
Adult width:
40 cm
40 cm
Flower period:
All year
all year
Temperature winter:
5 °C
5 °C
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Flowering plant
flowering plant
Growth habit:
Climbing
climbing
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Special
special
Araflora info:
Limited
limited
Natural habitat:
South America
South America
Altitude range:
0-1000 m
0-1000 m

Plant care

Members of the Columnea are epiphytes - plants that grow on other plants such as trees. They require plenty of light away from direct sunlight, good air circulation and a well-drained growing medium.

Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Place:
Container plant
container plant
Light:
Full light
full light
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Not standing in water
not standing in water
Maintenance:
Can be pruned
can be pruned
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Air humidity at day:
60-90%
60-90%
Air humidity at night:
70-90%
70-90%
Temperature max:
35 °C
35 °C
Temperature min:
5 °C
5 °C
Fertilize:
Medium
medium
Soil ph:
<6-7>
<6-7>
Soil type:
Mixed
mixed
Repotting:
After 1 year
after 1 year
 

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