This striking plant is native to China and Japan. It has gorgeous tall, dark green, paddle shaped leaves that make a real statement. Super easy to look after, this plant is well known for being able to withstand some neglect giving rise to its common name. This plant works really well in dim corners and corridors and generally those places where other plants may have failed to thrive.
Light conditions: position in bright but indirect light.
Neediness: a low maintenance house plant making it ideal for new plant parents or busy lifestyles. Remove dust with a damp cloth to unblock pores and help the plant breathe.
Watering: avoid overwatering, can be kept on the dry side. This plant almost thrives on neglect.
Ideal location: bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms and studies
Rate of growth: the Cast Iron is a slow grower and may only produce a few new leaves per year.
Temperature: this plant can be kept at normal room temperature.
Pets: this plant is safe around pets.
Sizing: Medium W15cm x H65-70cm (pictured), Large W19cm x H80-90cm
Also known as: Aspidistra Elatior
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