How to grow Cast iron plant

Cast iron plant grow and care – herbaceous rhizome of the genus Aspidistra also known as Aspidistra elatior, Cast iron plant perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 8-11.

Cast iron plant leaves

Leaves color green in lanceolate shape, the leaf grow on stems.

Flower color purple-brown with white, the flowers grow in the base of the plant.

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How to grow Cast iron plant growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
30-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Purple-brown flowers with white, the flowers grow in the base of the plant

Scientific name:

Aspidistra elatior

How to grow Cast iron plant

Cast iron plant

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Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Brown flowers
  • Purple flower
Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Geophyte
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9