Cast-Iron Plant

General Information
Common Name Cast-Iron Plant
Family Araceae
Genus Aspidistra
Species elatior
Origin Asia
Category Foliage Plant
Common Uses Mass Planting, Specimen

Plant in Photo
Container Size 10 in
Plant Height (photo) 24-30 in
Width 18-24 in
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Black Green
Texture Medium
Flower Color
General Heights Short

Container Sizes 10 in-14 in
Heights 18 in-30 in
Common or Rare Common
Forms Multi

Care Basics
Water Use Low
Humidity Requirements Low
Light Level Low Light Tolerated

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 35 F
Optimum Temperature 75 F
Minimum Light 100 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 250 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem Mealy Bug,Scale
Most Common Disease Problem
Special Requirements or Needs
Poisonous None