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Nematanthus Tropicana (Goldfish Plant)

Original price was: ₹999.00.Current price is: ₹399.00.

Description

Nematanthus ‘Tropicana’: The Playful Goldfish Plant

The Nematanthus ‘Tropicana,’ also widely known as the Goldfish Plant, is a captivating houseplant prized for its unique, vibrant flowers and attractive foliage. Here’s a closer look at its charming characteristics:

Appearance:

  • Eye-Catching Blooms: The star of the show! This Nematanthus variety boasts clusters of small, orange, pouch-shaped flowers with red stripes, resembling miniature goldfish. These blooms typically emerge in late spring or summer, and with proper care, can flower year-round.
  • Glossy Foliage: The plant features small, succulent leaves with a glossy sheen. The foliage is typically a rich green color, providing a beautiful backdrop for the vibrant flowers.
  • Trailing Habit: Nematanthus ‘Tropicana’ exhibits a cascading or trailing growth pattern. This makes it ideal for hanging baskets or displayed on shelves where its vines can gracefully drape downwards.

Care and Maintenance:

Despite its exotic appeal, the Goldfish Plant is surprisingly easy to care for:

  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid harsh midday sun which can scorch the leaves.
  • Watering: Water moderately, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot.
  • Humidity: Enjoys moderate humidity levels. Misting regularly or using a pebble tray filled with water can help maintain humidity.
  • Soil: Well-draining potting mix is essential. Consider adding perlite or orchid bark for optimal drainage.
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength during the growing season (spring and summer) once a month.

Additional Notes:

  • Pet-Friendly: Unlike many other houseplants, Nematanthus ‘Tropicana’ is considered non-toxic to pets and humans.
  • Propagation: Can be easily propagated through stem cuttings.
  • Growth Rate: This plant is a moderate grower. You can encourage bushier growth by providing a moss pole or other support for climbing.

Overall, the Nematanthus ‘Tropicana’ is a delightful houseplant that injects a touch of whimsy and vibrant color to any indoor space. Its easy-going nature and charming blooms make it a perfect choice for plant enthusiasts of all levels.

(MRP Inclusive of all taxes)

  • Shipping Rs. 149 for entire order.
  • Plants will be shipping with pots.
  • Dispatch will be done within 3 to 5 days.
  • Delivery will be done within 2 to 4 days.
  • Country of origin: India.
  • Images may varies with the plant due to climate ,shipping, etc.

How to Care :

  • Make sure your plants are getting enough water and sunlight.
  • Recommended Soil Media: 40% Garden Soil 25% cocopeat 25% Organic manure/Vermicompost 5% charcoal chips 5% perlite.
  • Fertilize your plants once a month.
  • Avoid over-watering your plants.
  • Cut off any dead or diseased Leaves.
  • Make Sure Pots Have Drainage Holes.
  • Don’t Repot Immediately after received wait for at least 2-3 Days.

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