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Huperzia (syn: Lycopodium) pinifolia

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Specifications
Huperzia 'Lycopodium' pinifolia
The name Huperzia pinifolia refers to the needle-shaped leaves of this unusual plant that has been described as a “living fossil”. In its natural state it is found throughout south-east Asia. Huperzia pinifolia does not have flowers but produces spores for propagation purposes in the ridges of its leaves. Araflora can also supply a smaller variety of this species which is ideal for a smaller terrarium.
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Huperzia 'Lycopodium' pinifolia
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Huperzia 'Lycopodium' pinifolia Huperzia 'Lycopodium' pinifolia Huperzia 'Lycopodium' pinifolia Huperzia 'Lycopodium' pinifolia Huperzia 'Lycopodium' pinifolia
Plant type
foliage plant
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
40 cm
Light
no direct sun
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
mini

Product info

Huperzia pinifolia is a type of Huperzia that tends to stay small. It is is ideal for cultivation in a glasshouse or terrarium. It is also suitable as a hanging plant in a pot. However, as the plant grows it will become heavier so the pot needs securing carefully.
Height:
10 cm
10 cm
Width:
5 cm
5 cm
Adult height:
100 cm
100 cm
Adult width:
40 cm
40 cm
Flower colour:
None
none
Flower period:
All year
all year
Temperature winter:
10 °C
10 °C
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Foliage plant
foliage plant
Growth habit:
Creeping
creeping
Growth habit:
Hanging
hanging
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Mini
mini
Araflora info:
Introduction
introduction
Natural habitat:
North-East Asia
North-East Asia
Altitude range:
0-1000 m
0-1000 m

Plant care

Huperzia pinifolia does not require a great deal of maintenance. It needs a warm and humid environment at a temperature between 15⁰ C en 30⁰ C. The best substrate for Huperzia pinifolia consists of a mixture of peat and sphagnum moss. Occasional doses of fertiliser will promote plant growth. Plants should be given water only when the substrate is begins to dry out. Good drainage and circulation of fresh air are essential to prevent the plant rotting or becoming infected. Huperzia pinifolia needs plenty of light but should not be exposed to direct sunlight. It should not be pruned either.
Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
No direct sun
no direct sun
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Free draining mixture
free draining mixture
Maintenance:
No-pruning
no-pruning
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
60-90%
60-90%
Air humidity at night:
80-100%
80-100%
Temperature max:
30 °C
30 °C
Temperature min:
15 °C
15 °C
Fertilize:
Medium
medium
Soil ph:
<6-7>
<6-7>
Soil type:
Peat/Sphagnum
Peat/Sphagnum
Repotting:
After 2 year
after 2 year
 

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