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6" Pot Homalomena

Product Description

*The plant pictured is not necessarily the plant you will receive, but will be same size and shape*

Note: Depending on availability it may be the solid green version or the variegated version. 


Common Name: Homalomena Green, Homalomena Variegated

Scientific Name: Homalomena 'Emerald Gem', Homalomena 'Selby'

-Care Recommendations By The Dude-

Best for These Animals:

Bio Dude Substrates: TerraFlora, TerraFauna, TerraFirma

Soil Depth: Moderate to Deep

Lighting: Low to Moderate

Humidity & Misting: 60%-100% / Suggested for optimal growth

Mature Plant Size & Root System: This bushy plant has large, showy waxy leaves that are very sturdy and can mound to a moderately large size with age (16"-30" depending on growing conditions)/ Slightly tuberous root system allows for anchorage and maximum water absorption *This plant LOVES water! 

Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: Too high temperatures/low humidity may cause leaves to brown / Back/Wall planting or corner placement recommended. *Can be partially submerged and can be acclimated to grow semi-aquatically

Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Homalomena are members of the Family Araceae so they contain low levels of oxalic acid and sharp calcium oxalate crystals known as raphides. Ingestion is not recommended and may cause oral irritation

Pot Size & Packaging: A Single 6" potted Homalomena plant / Plant is Shipped bare-root wrapped in newspaper


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