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Homalomena 'Selby'

Homalomena 'Selby'

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The Homalomena rubescens cultivar 'Selby' is a distinct and visually engaging houseplant, known for its dense, vibrant green foliage. This plant features an upright and bushy growth habit, with leaves emerging gracefully from the central stem. When fully mature, the 'Selby' Homalomena elegantly achieves a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

    Botanical & Common Names

    Botanical: Homalomena rubescens cultivar

    Common: Selby Homalomena, Shield Plant, Queen of Hearts

    Necessary Care Tips

    • Light: Bright Indirect
    • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
    • Humidity: Medium
    • 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 Araceae family, also known as the Arum family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 3,700 species.
    • Homalomena plants are native to the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia.
    • Homalomena plants are known for their air-purifying qualities, making them a healthy addition to your home or office.
    • They are closely related to the Philodendron and are sometimes mistaken for them due to similarities in leaf shape.
    • Unsafe / Toxic
    • Medium Maintenance

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