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Welcome to The Bio Dude!
Common Name: Purple Waffle Plant, Waffle Plant
Scientific Name: Hemigraphis alternata
-Care Recommendations By The Dude-
Best for These Animals:
Bio Dude Substrates: TerraFlora, TerraFauna, some TerraFirma
Soil Depth: Shallow to Moderate with proper drainage
Lighting: Low to Medium
Humidity & Misting: 40%-100% / Suggested
Mature Plant Size & Root System: These fun plants will max out at about 12" tall and will get bushier with age, if height becomes an issue you may prune down in size-- it is recommended to remove flower spikes when they form or plants tend to get "leggy". Shallow fibrous root system
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 Purple Waffle Plant / Plant is Shipped bare-root wrapped in newspaper