Heliconias are one of the most showy, distinctively tropical flowers with beautiful, brilliant colorful flowering bracts. It is also a great air purifying plant for indoor home and office spaces.
Sunlight: Direct Sunlight, Partial Sunlight.
Water: Water it thoroughly once in a week and keep it moist. Over-watering may tend to turn leaves yellow and root-rot.
Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or sprinkling soild fertiliser over the soil.
Plant Size: Approx. 90cm (vary in sizes)
Rootball Size: 30cmØ x 35mH (vary in sizes)
Pot Type: Plant comes in a black polybag (with drainage holes)
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
* Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size
Soil for Heliconia psittacorum
Heliconia psittacorum should be grown in fertilised potting mix. Make or buy a fertilised mix which consist of coco peat moss or coconut fibre (coir), vermiculite or perlite, compost and other ingredients. A lightweight soil for Heliconia psittacorum needs to provide good drainage, hold moisture, and give roots room to grow.
All plants depend on light for their survival, and making sure your potted plants get the right amount of light is key to keeping them happy. For both indoor and outdoor containers, group plants with similar light requirements. Don't mix shade lovers with sun lovers in a single pot; one or both of them will be unhappy, depending on where you place the pot.