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*The plant pictured is not necessarily the plant you will receive, but will be same size and shape*
Common Name: Flame Violet
Scientific Name: Episcia sp.
-Care Recommendations By The Dude-
Best for These Animals:
Bio Dude Substrates: TerraFlora, some TerraFauna
Soil Depth: Shallow to Moderate with proper drainage
Lighting: Low to Medium
Humidity & Misting: 40%-100% / Suggested
Mature Plant Size & Root System: These fuzzy plants will stay low, and produce thin shoots that form plantlets at the tips which can root down into the surrounding soil. With the proper conditions they can multiply quickly and will produce small, tubular flowers from the center of the plant. Very thin, shallow root which should stay moist (not soggy!) at all times.
Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: Too high temperatures/low humidity may cause leaves to brown / Front (low) groundcover or underplanting
Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Non-Toxic if consumed though these are typically used for ornamental not edible purposes
Pot Size & Packaging: A Single 4" potted Episcia Flame Violet plant / Plant is Shipped bare-root wrapped in newspaper