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Nematanthus 'Goldfish'

Nematanthus 'Goldfish'

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The Nemetanthus gregarious 'Goldfish Plant' is a lively and visually delightful houseplant, prized for its vibrant, orange-gold blooms that resemble playful goldfish. The glossy, green leaves exhibits a trailing and bushy growth habit, with stems that cascade gracefully. Exhibiting a trailing and bushy growth habit, the stems adorned with leaves and flowers cascade gracefully. At full maturity, the 'Goldfish Plant' typically reaches a mature size of about 2 to 3 feet in length, given optimal growing conditions.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Nematanthus gregarious

Common: Goldfish Plant, Guppy Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-75°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is 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

  • Can tolerate some direct sunlight, especially in the morning or late afternoon, but should be protected from harsh midday sun.
  • Nematanthus can be easily propagated through stem cuttings. Simply take a cutting, allow it to callous over, and then plant it in well-draining soil.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Gesneriaceae family, also known as the African Violet family, which is a large family flowering plants that includes over 3,200 species.
  • Native to tropical regions of Central and South America, particularly in Brazil.
  • Nematanthus is known for its bright, tubular flowers that resemble goldfish, hence the common name "Goldfish Plant." The flowers can be orange, red, or yellow.
  • Nematanthus can bloom prolifically and often has a long blooming period, providing vibrant color for much of the year.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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