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Marcgravia el Coca

€ 30,00Price

Marcgravia el Coca is a rare and beautiful tropical plant that is native to South America. It is part of the Marcgraviaceae family. Here are some tips for growing and caring for this unique plant:


1. Lighting: Marcgravia el Coca prefers bright, indirect light with some shade. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, which can scorch leaves and cause damage.


2. Watering: This plant requires regular watering to maintain its moisture level, but water it moderately and avoid overwatering. Wait for the soil to dry out slightly before watering it again.


3. Humidity: To thrive, Marcgravia el Coca needs humid conditions. Mist it regularly or use a humidifier to increase the humidity level.


4. Temperature: Keep it at a constant temperature between 65-85°F (18-30°C). Do not expose it to temperatures below 60°F (15°C).


5. Soil: This plant likes well-draining soil with good aeration. Use a well-draining potting mix or a soil mix with some peat moss in it. A mix of orchid bark, sphagnum moss, and perlite can also work well.


6. Fertilization: Fertilize the plant twice a month with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season. You can also use a slow-release fertilizer throughout the year.


7. Pruning: Prune the plant regularly to promote healthy growth and to remove any damaged or yellow leaves. You can pinch the tips of the stems to encourage new growth.


8. Propagation: You can propagate Marcgravia el Coca through stem cuttings in moist soil or with sphagnum moss. Make sure to water the cuttings regularly and add a plastic bag to prevent moisture loss.


9. Potting: Use shallow pots to plant your Marcgravia el Coca. This helps to prevent overwatering.


Overall, Marcgravia el Coca is a lovely plant to add to your indoor garden. By following these care instructions, your plant will thrive and continue to produce unique and beautiful foliage.