Cast Iron Plant Aspidistra elatior
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Aspidistra elatior

Cast Iron Plant

From £35

My arching and glossy green leaves look great anywhere in the house, and I earn my name as I am one of the easiest plants to look after.

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To see me at my best

Keep me out of direct sunshine and water me when my soil dries out

Size guide

Width Height Diameter
70cm height, 17cm pot 40 70 17
80cm height, 19cm pot 30 80 19

The table gives a guide to the size of this plant and how it will fit into your space. Height is measured from the bottom of the plastic nursery pot (please allow a +/-10% variance). Diameter is the nursery pot diameter, so to get a pot that fits, the pot diameter should be bigger.

How to look after me

  • Light


    Keep me out of direct sunshine, I can live in the shade

  • Water


    Water me whenever my soil has dried out, do not let me sit in wet soil!

  • Food


    Feed me once a month from spring to summer

  • Climate


    I can tolerate any range of temperatures and don’t need any extra humidity

  • Other Maintentance


    Wipe my leaves occasionally to remove dust

Things to look out for

  • Look Out

    Yellow / brown leaves

    Waterlogged soil or your plant is getting too much light

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