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Apoballis 'Purple Sword'

Apoballis 'Purple Sword'

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The Apoballis acuminatissima 'Purple Sword' is a spectacular and visually enchanting houseplant, revered for its radiant hues. Its long, sword-like leaves are infused with a blend of green and deep purple. The 'Purple Sword' Apoballis exhibits a bold and upright growth pattern, fortified by strong, upright stems. When attaining its full height, this Apoballis stands at approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Apoballis acuminatissima

Common: Apoballis Purple Sword, Homalomena Purple Sword, Purple Sword Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-85°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
  • Fertilize: Every two weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • To encourage your Apoballis to flower, provide it with the recommended optimal conditions.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Araceae family, also known as the Arum family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 3,700 species.
  • Apoballis are native to Southeast Asia, primarily the Island of Sumatra in Indonesia.
  • Apoballis plants can produce small, inconspicuous white and/or yellow flowers arranged in dense clusters. These flowers are typically hidden by their large showy leaves.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance

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