Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' is part of the Asparagaceae family and is native to tropical and southern Africa. Linear leaves have a central creamy white stripe and green margins. The leaves arch backwards to form a fountain-like shape.
Pot: 14cm diameter.
Foliage: Approximately 40cm.
Secrets to success
Temperature: Ideal temperatures 12-21°C.
Light: Bright indirect light.
Watering: Allow soil to dry slightly between watering to prevent root rot.
Air humidity: Chlorophytum need higher humidity to prevent leaf browing, you can increase humidity by grouping plants together, using a humidifier or placing your plant on a watered pebble tray.
Fertilising: Feed once a month during growing season, dilute fertiliser to half the recommended dosage.
Potting mix: A well-draining mix with perlite or pumice.
This plant is non-toxic.