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Heliconia psittacorum 'Starter'

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Heliconia psittacorum 'Starter'

The Heliconia psittacorum 'Starter' known as the Parrot heliconia or ginger blossom is a beautiful upright herbaceous plant from tropical South America. The Heliconia psittacorum 'Starter' is a real ornament for the home: you can enjoy the fantastic color palette almost all year round.

Quantity:
Price: € 16.35 € 15.26
Heliconia psittacorum Starter
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Plant type
flowering plant
Place
indoor
Place
container plant
Adult width:
50 cm
Light
full light
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
non-edible

Product info

The Heliconia psittacorum 'Starter' is native to Colombia, Panama, Suriname, and Venezuela. It seems that the Heliconia psittacorum grows in the wild in countries such as Gambia, Thailand and Jamaica also. The Heliconia psittacorum grows in thickets in rainforests and lowlands.

Height:
40 cm
40 cm
Width:
10 cm
10 cm
Adult height:
<200 cm
<200 cm
Adult width:
50 cm
50 cm
Flower colour:
Orange
orange
Flower period:
Aug-Dec
Aug-Dec
Temperature winter:
10 °C
10 °C
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Flowering plant
flowering plant
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Non-edible
non-edible
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Special
special
Natural habitat:
Amazone
Amazone
Altitude range:
500-1500 m
500-1500 m
 

Plant care

Give the Heliconia psittacorum 'Starter' a light spot. Full sun or slight shade is ideal. Keep soil moist, but also well-drained and rich in organic matter.

Care:
Normal
normal
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Place:
Container plant
container plant
Light:
Full light
full light
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Protection:
Free draining mixture
free draining mixture
Watering tips:
Not standing in water
not standing in water
Water spraying:
Water spraying
water spraying
Maintenance:
Prune dead stalks
prune dead stalks
Air circulation:
Normal
normal
Air humidity at day:
60-90%
60-90%
Air humidity at night:
70-90%
70-90%
Day temperature:
20-30 °C
20-30 °C
Night temperature:
10-20 °C
10-20 °C
Temperature max:
30 °C
30 °C
Temperature min:
10 °C
10 °C
Temperature:
< 10 °C
< 10  °C
Fertilize:
Medium
medium
Soil ph:
<5-6>
<5-6>
Soil type:
Drained
drained
Repotting:
After 2 year
After 2 year

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