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Rhaphidophora 'Hayi'

Rhaphidophora 'Hayi'

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The Rhaphidophora hayi 'Shingle Plant' is an intriguing and attractive houseplant, renowned for its glossy, dark green leaves and a climbing growth habit.  It is known for its distinctive leaves that lie flat and overlap each other, resembling shingles on a house. As it matures, this plant can achieve substantial height with the proper support, offering a lush and exotic ambiance to the home environment.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Rhaphidophora hayi

Common: Shingle Plant, Shingle Vine

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

  • Easily propagated through stem cuttings or by air layering.
  • This plant prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light 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.
  • Rhaphidophora plants are native to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, particularly regions like Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.
  • Rhaphidophora plants are often mistaken for Monstera or Philodendron due to their similar appearance, but they are different genera.
  • They are known for their air-purifying qualities and can help remove pollutants like formaldehyde from the air.
  • The main difference between the Rhaphidophora cryptantha and the Rhaphidophora hayi is the Rhaphidophora cryptantha leaves are more bunched together whereas the Rhaphidophora hayii havs more distance between the leaves.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Low Maintenance

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