Goldfish Plant, Hypocyrta glabra – Plant
|Maximum Reachable Height||0.25 to 1 feet|
|Bloom Time||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
- Most problems with goldfish plant such as leggy growth, leaf drop, and lack of flowering are directly related to everyday goldfish plant care.
- Oddly, for a plant that needs such a moist environment, the biggest culprit is overwatering.
- Too much room can also cause problems.
Goldfish Plant Care
To avoid many of the problems with goldfish houseplants and other epiphytes, you must begin with the proper growing medium. The medium should be light and coarse and should not, in spite of the plantâ€™s needs, hold water for extended periods of time.
|Sunlight||Part shade to full shade|
|Temperature||65 to 75 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Goldfish Plant Special Feature
Almost always used in hanging baskets to effectively display their flowers.
Goldfish Plant Uses
About Goldfish Plant
Goldfish plant is intolerant of frost; these are house or greenhouse plants outside the subtropics. They need a steady temperature, not necessarily hot, but average to warm, dappled light and shelter from cold drafts.
|Dimensions||42 × 12 × 12 cm|