Dischidia grow and care – epiphytes succulent vine of the genus Dischidia also known as Ant plant, Dischidia perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in tropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 12+.
Leaves color can be: green, red, purple or white, shape can be: round, oval, balloon shape, heart shape or elliptic, leaves can be flat, round shapeless, with bumps or wavy.
Flower color can be: white, pink, yellow, orange, red, purple or more than one color, flowers grow in cluster mostly, flower shape is ball with crown in the top, flowers are waxy.
How to grow Dischidia growing and care: Moist, More than 15C, trellising (better to grow it on something that can climb)
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing: Attracts ants
Planting season: All year
Pests and diseases: ?
Pruning season: All year
How to prune: Dead leaves and for desgin
Size of the plant? 20-60 cm, 8-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing
Water requirement: Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Winter
General information about the flower: Waxy flower can be in colors: white, pink, yellow, orange, red, purple or more than one color, flowers grow in cluster mostly, flower shape is ball with crown in the top