STROMANTHE TRIOSTAR has vivid and soft stripes, which is one of the best ways to add pop colors and a stylish atmosphere to your cottage. With your proper care, these plump, vigorous plants will grow two to three feet tall and one to two feet wide when they mature. Today we will talk about how to grow and care for your triostar stromanthe at home.
Stromanthe Triostar is native to the tropical rainforests of Brazil. It is a decorative plant with charming colorful leaves. Various shades of green, white cream, and pink are intertwined in a swirl to create a masterpiece on the leaves. Stromanthe Triostar can be planted in decorative indoor pots or in the shade of outdoor gardens.
Stromanthe Triostar is non-toxic. It is mainly made into potted plants for indoor decoration. It is an excellent indoor shade-loving foliage plant for long-term viewing.
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What does Stromanthe Triostar like?
Warm and humid. As a species of stromanthe with relatively large leaves, it likes a really moist environment. Therefore, the interval for watering flowers between each time should not be too long, at the same time pay attention to the soil in the pot: it should not be too dry, especially in the high-temperature of summer. Give water with spray at all times to increase the humidity of the air in the environment. Stromanthe Triostar likes to grow in warm places. Keep warm in winter: keep the indoor temperature above 13 degrees, otherwise, it will easily cause frost damage.
What does Stromanthe Triostar hate?
Excessive light and over-fertilization. For the Stromanthe Triostar, in addition to giving sufficient light when seedlings for its growth, most of the time, they do not have much demand for sunlight, so they can basically be maintained indoors, as long as they are occasionally put it in a sunny place. Excessive light will cause the leaves to curl, and in severe cases, they will stop growing.
For the Stromanthe Triostar that we maintain in the family, we don't have to buy fertilizer specifically to fertilize it. This is a very good thing because it is a burden to use too fat fertilizer. Of course, if it is in its young grass stage or just after it has just moved from the pot, we can give them appropriate supplements of fertilizer cause its roots may not grow well.
What is it worried about？
A necessary daily cleaning. This is a kind of plant that loves beauty. In our daily maintenance process, if the leaves turn yellow, they must be cleaned up in time to avoid pest infection. The leaves of Stromanthe Triostar are relatively large, its leaves are easily covered by dust, which will not only affect its growth, also affects its beautiful appearance, it is advised to clean the leaves with a softer cloth frequently.
Do or do not:
Watering with filtered or distilled water.
Water when top 1-2 inches of soil are dry.
Standard potting soil.
Tap water ( they are sensitive to the chlorine ).
Place it next to air conditioners or radiators.