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Stromanthe Triostar Plants
Stromanthe sanguinea 'Triostar'
Stromanthe Triostar is a striking tropical houseplant that never fails to catch the eye of visitors to our nursery. It's exotic variegated foliage of cream, green, and pink will add a splash of color anywhere it's needed.
As Low As: $19.95
|4 Inch Pot||$19.95||
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|6 Inch Pot||$36.95|
Espoma Organic Potting Mix
4 Quart Bag
Jack's Classic Houseplant Special Fertilizer
8 oz. Tub
Osmocote Plus Outdoor and Indoor Plant Food
1 LB Shaker
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The Sromanthe Triostar Plant (Stromanthe sanguinea) is a member of the prayer plant family but stands out with its colorful variegated foliage. It has long, broad, shiny leaves of green and white with burgundy-pink undersides.
Often called the tricolor prayer plant, the Stromanthe Triostar plant looks as if it was painted. This plant is known for its bright, intense foliage, and it performs well indoors. The color without much light or care, making it perfect for gardeners of all skill levels.
While it is tolerant of wet roots, it prefers not to be that way. Be sure to set its pot on a bed of pebbles to allow for proper drainage. They like to dry out between waterings.
The foliage on this shade-loving plant will fade or burn if exposed to excessive light. It is perfect for offices, bathrooms, or spaces with low-light
|Mature Height:||2 to 3 Feet|
|Mature Width:||2 Feet|
|Sunlight:||Fluorescent to bright, indirect|
|Foliage:||Cream, green, pink|
|Soil Condition:||Well draining|
|Water Require:||Likes to dry out between watering|
|Uses:||Excellent indoors in offices or low light areas|
How to Care for Stromanthe Triostar Plants
Before you buy a Stromanthe Triostar Plant, make sure to read about the recommended care instructions to keep this plant healthy and thriving.
What are the light requirements of Stromanthe Triostar Plants?
Stromanthe Triostar Plants do well with bright, indirect light. An eastern or northern facing window would be ideal. A western or southern window would work, as long as a curtain or blind prevents direct light from touching the foliage. This plant also performs well without any bright indirect light, and just fluorescent light.
What are the watering requirements of Triostar Stromanthe Plants?
Allow the Stromanthe Triostar Plant's soil to dry out occasionally between watering. If the top inch of soil is moist, do not water. They will tolerate staying moist but prefer not to have constantly wet soil. Stromanthe Triostar appreciates a humid environment, a pebble tray or window in the kitchen or the bathroom would suffice.
What type of fertilizer should I use with a Stromanthe Triostar Plants?
Any all-purpose, foliage fertilizer will work for Stromanthe Triostar Plants. Indoor houseplant fertilizers fall into two groups: water-soluble, liquid quick release, and granular, slow-release fertilizers. Jack’s Classic Indoor plant food is a powder, quick release fertilizer that is mixed with water to quickly provide nutrients to container plants. Osmocote Indoor/Outdoor is an option as a granular, slow-release fertilizer that can be applied while potting and planting. Any type of fertilizer offers nutrients that help plants with the transition to a new environment. Only fertilize the Stromanthe Triostar during its growing season. This is usually during the spring or summer.
What type of soil should I use for Stromanthe Sanguinea Triostar Plants?
Stromanthe Triostar Plants need very well-draining soil and prefer to have slightly dry conditions. Regular potting soil or potting mix with sand mixed in works well for plants potted in containers. Stromanthe Triostar likes to be root bound.