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|Bloom Time||June, July|
|Hardiness Zone||10, 11|
|Most Active Growing Season||--|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||12" / 8" / 16"|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
Aphelandra NOVA® ‘Fuego’
This sensational, new houseplant introduction is a first for the North American market via virus free tissue culture. Dramatic foliage is a deep green-black with a gossamer veil that shows on the youngest foliage. The undeniable star of the show is the flaming torch-like flower spike, thus the name ‘Fuego’. Easy to grow in average greenhouse conditions, this unusual beauty can be grown with most foliage crops. A special plant the requires no special treatment.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 8″ / 16″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between watering.|
|EC||1.0 – 2.0|
|pH||5.6 – 6.0|
|Fertility Needs||150 – 200 ppm|
|Finish Time to 4″||6 – 8 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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