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Stromanthe 'Sanguinea'

Stromanthe 'Sanguinea'

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Stromanthe sanguinea is a distinctive houseplant known for its large, lance-shaped leaves that feature a striking blend of dark green and deep burgundy. The leaves grow along upright stems, adding a tropical and exotic feel to any indoor space. As a relatively moderate-growing indoor plant, Stromanthe sanguinea can reach a height of up to 2-3 ft and has the ability to spread.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Stromanthe sanguinea

Common: Sanguinea Stromanthe, Prayer Plant

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 65-80°F
  • Humidity: High
  • 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

  • If the leaves start to curl, it's usually a sign that the plant is not getting enough water or humidity. Use a humidifier, mist the leaves and adjust your watering schedule accordingly.
  • Brown leaf tips are often a sign of low humidity or over-fertilization. Make sure to keep the plant in a humid environment and follow the recommended fertilization guidelines.
  • Stromanthe plants are sensitive to direct sunlight, which can bleach their vibrant leaf colors. Make sure to place them in a location with bright, indirect light.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Marantaceae family, commonly known as the Prayer Plant or arrowroot family, is a group of flowering plants that includes over 550 species.
  • Stromanthe plants are native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America.
  • Stromanthe plants are often used in tropical landscaping and as indoor ornamental plants due to their striking leaf patterns and colors.
  • They are closely related to Calathea and Maranta plants, which are also part of the Marantaceae family and share similar care requirements.
  • Stromanthe plants are part of the prayer plant family and share the characteristic of folding their leaves up at night.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • High Maintenance

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