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Aspidistra elatior (Cast iron plant)

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The Aspidistra elatior otherwise known as the cast iron plant is an easy care indoor plant that was popular in Victoria times. An evergreen perennial plant from the family Asparagaceae, with long strap-like deep green glossy leaves, native to Japan and Taiwan. The Aspidistra is a sought after plant grown for its striking foliage- it does flower in summer with small brownish blooms.

RATING- Easy

LOVES- A bright spot away form direct sunlight. Enjoys an occasional feed through Spring- Summer 

HATES- Overwatering, keep the soil moist but not soggy as this can lead to root rot!

Pot diameter- 17cm 

Approximate height- 70cm

More information and care recommendations are below.

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Overview

The Aspidistra elatior otherwise known as the cast iron plant is an easy care indoor plant that was popular in Victoria times. An evergreen perennial plant from the family Asparagaceae, with long strap-like deep green glossy leaves, native to Japan and Taiwan. The Aspidistra is a sought after plant grown for its striking foliage- it does flower in summer with small brownish blooms.

Quick Care Guide

Care Difficulty: Easy to care for plant.

Light requirements: Can thrive in almost all light conditions but prefer medium to bright indirect light. Direct sunlight can cause the leaves to burn.

Watering: Water thoroughly but allow this plant to dry out mostly between waterings.

Humidity: Can do well in normal household conditions but will enjoy some extra humidity.

Toxicity: Non toxic to humans and pets.

Feeding: Enjoys being fed during Spring- Summer growth period every 4 weeks. Always follow the instructions on your feed of choice.

Repotting: A slow growing plant it can be repot once every 2-3 years -check to see if the roots are coming out the bottom of the pot!

Aspidistra elatior (Cast iron plant)
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Free local delivery to Brighton & Hove homes and surrounding areas is available.

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Refunds & returns

Refunds are available for any plant or product with an obvious fault. The request must be made within 7 days of delivery via email or by phone.

Any products damaged in transit will require photos to be submitted via email. If we think they are salvageable we will provide you with return labels. If they are not we will provide a full refund, but we require the complaint to be submitted within 7 days of receiving the plant.

Any return of plants within 7 days for any other reason will require the customer to pay for that return postage. Full details can be found here on our Refunds Policy page.

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