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Geogenanthus 'Seersucker'

Geogenanthus 'Seersucker'

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The Geogenanthus 'Seersucker' is a unique and visually striking houseplant, renowned for its textured, puckered leaves that exhibit a rich, deep green hue. It is characterized by its crinkled, textured leaves that resemble the fabric of seersucker. This plant manifests a compact and clumping growth habit, with leaves emerging delicately from the central stem. When fully grown, the 'Seersucker' Geogenanthus, this plant typically grows to be around 12 inches tall and 18 inches wide.

    Botanical & Common Names

    Botanical: Geogenanthus poeppigii

    Common: Seersucker Geogenanthus, Poeppig's Geogenanthus

    Necessary Care Tips

    • Light: Bright Indirect
    • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
    • Humidity: High
    • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
    • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
    • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

    Advanced Care Tips

    • Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions.
    • Trim back any leggy growth and remove dead or yellow leaves to maintain shape and encourage new growth.

    Plant Insights

    • Member of the Commelinaceae family, also known as the spiderwort, dayflower, or tradescantia family, which includes over 650 species.
    • Geogenanthus poeppigii is native to the rainforests of South America.
    • Named after 19th century German naturalist Eduard Friedrich Poeppig.
    • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
    • Medium Maintenance
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