'Sweet Tooth' X 'Ice Age'
The first Cryptanthus Species were discovered in eastern Brazil about 1831. Cryptanthus, also known as Earth Stars, earned their name due to their foliage shape. An absolutely stunning plant with sharp banding an dramatic dark brown to almost black base color w/striking silver bars across each leaf. Dramatic colors enhance the beauty of this banded family member and make it the best selling Cryptanthus at Bromeliad Paradise. This plant typically attains sizes of between 10" - 14" across. Keep the medium moist at all times.Cryptanthus suffer if they dry out for extended periods.
These are nice large specimens.
Picture shown is of a mature plant representing what it can look like when grown in the proper conditions.
Buyer receives offset 1/3 to 2/3 size of mature plant.
All plants shipped bare root without soil unless otherwise noted.
|Growth Habit |
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|Small Growth Habit,|
|Lighting Requirements |
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|Strong Filtered Light,|