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Never Never Plant 'Golden Mosaic'

Ctenanthe lubbersiana 'Golden mosaic'

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This evergreen perennial from South America likes a shady warm sheltered position making it a popular choice as a houseplant in other parts of the world. It's large mid green leaves have slashes and blocks of creamy yellow splashed over them.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division
Separate off offsets, it is important to use the same type of soil as the original plant, keep warm & wet until established.
Cuttings
Stem cuttings can be taken.

Special features

Geography

Origin
Central & South America
Natural climate
Tropical

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Compost, Loam
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Marantaceae
Flower colour
Insignificant, White
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by spider mites, mealy bugs & botrytis.

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