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3" Pot Cryptanthus Striped Earth Star

Product Description


Common Name: Earth Star

Scientific Name: Cryptanthus sp.

-Care Recommendations By The Dude-

Best for These Animals: Small reptiles and amphibians.

Bio Dude Substrates: All substrate types.

Soil Depth: Shallow to moderate with proper drainage, can be mounted on trees or branches.

Lighting: Most Light Levels Suitable-- Higher light will promote brighter coloration.

Humidity & Misting: 40%-100% *Higher humidity preferred but can tolerate low humidity. 

Mature Plant Size & Root System: Cryptanthus will stay low and grow wider with age, eventually blooming at the center of the plant! Shallow fibrous root system, can work mounted as an arboreal/tree-dwelling plant, or placed in crevices of branches.

Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: Too high temperatures/low humidity may cause leaves to brown / Front (low) placement or mounted (only in high humidity environments).  

Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Non-toxic if consumed ,though these are typically used for ornamental not edible purposes.

Pot Size & Packaging: A single 3" potted striped cryptanthus plant is shipped in the pot, wrapped in paper.



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