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Aphelandra 'Zebra'

Aphelandra 'Zebra'

Regular price $24.99 USD
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The Aphelandra squarrosa 'Zebra' is a striking and visually dynamic houseplant, renowned for its bold patterns. Its large, lanceolate leaves feature a glossy green canvas, dramatically marked with contrasting zebra-like stripes. The 'Zebra' Aphelandra showcases an erect and bushy growth habit, upheld by sturdy stems. As it unfolds, this Aphelandra achieves a height of approximately 1-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Aphelandra squarrosa

Common: Zebra Plant, Saffron Spike Zebra, Zebra Aphelandra

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-75°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

  • To encourage your Aphelandra to produce flowers, provide it with the recommended optimal conditions.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Acanthaceae family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 2,500 species.
  • Aphelandras are native to tropical regions of the Americas, from Mexico to southern Brazil.
  • The Zebra Plant gets its name from the zebra-like stripes on its leaves.
  • Aphelandras can produce dense spikes of flowers that are protected by showy and vibrant yellow bracts.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance

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