The Aphelandra Squarrosa Dania) is a beautiful pet friendly houseplant with striped leaves. This striking plant from Brazil has unique white veins and is also called the Zebra plant. Aphelandra will thrive in a bright spot and although it can tolerate shade it wont flower if its not given enough light.
The Aphelandra Squarrosa Dania produces beautiful yellow blooms that last for an average of 6 weeks, after which the spent flowers can be removed. The Aphelandra originally grows mainly in the tropical jungle and therefore likes heat, no direct sunlight and sufficient water.
With the unique Aphelandra with its special leaf, you bring the feeling of a tropical jungle into your home.
Zebra plant is very easy and can be in a light as well as a dark place.
Water the Aphelandra regularly. Especially if the plant gets a lot of sunlight, it needs a lot of water. An Aphelandra is a tropical plant and therefore also likes moisture. It really cannot have drought, but the plant does not like wet feet either. Water about 3x a week, the amount of water depends on the size of the pot, but make sure that the potting soil remains moist. Just watering on top of the potting soil is fine, but putting the pot in a layer of water for a few minutes is also a good way to water.
◉ Each plant is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only; size and shape may vary by season so all measurements shown are approximate ◉ Supplied in original nursery grow pot
Aphelandra Squarrosa Brazil
Light:Bright indirect, part shade
Water: Keep moist, the potting soil should not dry out