Chlorophytum orchidastrum 'Green Orange'
Chlorophytum orchidastrum 'Green Orange'
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Chlorophytum orchidastrum 'Green Orange'

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Chlorophytum orchidastrum is part of the Asparagaceae family and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Zambia. Leaves are green and lanceolate with orange midribs, flowers emerge as a spike from the centre of the plant, the blooms fade over a week and each flower becomes a small pink-orange pod. 

Genus name comes from the Greek ‘Chloro’ meaning green and ‘phyto’ meaning plant.

Pot: ø 12cm.

Height: Approximately 35cm from base of pot

Light: Bright indirect light, meaning the plant sees the sun for 0-4 hours per day - this could be through trees or a translucent curtain, it’s important for the plant to see the sky in order to thrive.

Water: Allow the first 2-3 inches of mix to dry out. Before watering, ensure the substrate isn’t compacted, if it is, aerate it with a few pokes of a skewer or blunt stick, pour water slowly over the top and allow the water to pass through the drainage holes.

Potting mix: A well draining mix composed of coco coir, perlite or vermiculite, orchid bark and worm castings.

Fertilising: Feed your plant every other watering during the growing season or when you observe active growth. You can dilute fertiliser to half the recommended amount but never add more.

Temperature: 15-26˚C.

Humidity: Average home humidity is fine.


Chlorophytum orchidastrum is non-toxic.

 

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How do you care for Chlorophytum orchidastrum 'Green Orange'?

Care for Chlorophytum orchidastrum 'Green Orange' by keeping it in temperatures between 15-26°C. Place it in bright indirect light, and allow the soil to dry slightly between watering to prevent root rot.