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CYRTOSPERMA JOHNSTONII

This is a rare and unusual tropical aroid plant for collectors that looks like a pre-historic type of Alocasia with prickly reddish pink stems and leaves. This shade lover likes water and can be grown near a pond in warm locations.

Ships in 4" pot. The leaves are still ugly from winter, but the plants are just fine.

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This is a herbaceous plant for filtered light conditions. Cyrtosperma johnstonii looks like a pre-historic type of Alocasia with prickly reddish pink stems and leaves. They can be grown in pots and can grow to about 4' - 5' on average. This plant loves water and can even be grown in ponds. Temperatures near freezing should be avoided. Really unusual aroid bog plant to add to your collection!

FAMILY : Araceae
ORIGIN : Indonesia, Malaysia to the South Pacific Island
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS : bright filtered light
WATER REQUIREMENTS : keep moist
MIN. TEMP. : low 40's
FLOWER : intermittently

All pictures are for reference only. I would recommend shipping this plant with expedited shipping only.