Common names: Cast-iron plant, Barbershop plant
Light needs: Tolerates low light, even dim corners.
Best temperatures: Average room temperatures. Can tolerate frost.
Water and humidity needs: Keep the soil evenly moist.
Growing guidelines: Repot every 5 years in all-purpose soil mix. Fertilize once in the spring.
Common problems: Spider mites may occasionally attack the foliage.
Propagation: Divide the roots in early spring.
Comments: These plants are called cast-iron plants because they are very difficult to kill. They are very hardy and thrive on neglect. However, they grow very slowly.
Currently in Greenhouse: Yes
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