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Cast Iron Plant
Aspidistra elatior
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Add lush greenery to your home with this very hardy, clumping foliage plant. The Cast Iron Plant produces tough, glossy, dark green leaves and cream flowers that are hidden down amongst the leaves. It is an ideal indoor plant for home or a conservatory in a low light position. It can also be planted directly into a garden bed in a warm, tropical, shaded or low light position. Its foliage is a popular choice for flower arrangements.

Size — 250mm
Growth Width — .6m
Growth Height — .6m
Flower Colour — White
Light Requirements — Part Shade, Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Cultivate the soil before planting. Dig a hole that is twice as wide and deep as the container. Remove the plant from the container and place it in the hole, so that the soil level of the plant is the same as the surrounding soil. Fill the hole with soil, tamp down firmly, and water well, even if the soil is moist.

Watering needs

This plant can tolerate dry periods. Allow pots to dry out before you water this plant.

Pruning Advice

Remove brown leaves from this plant at soil level.