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Cryptanthus Bibittatus Pink Starlite

Cryptanthus Bibittatus Pink Starlite

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English name: Pink Starlite, Starfish Plant.

Commonly known as earth stars, a name they received because of the shape of their foliage. Leaves are bright rose pink with a dark purplish median stripe and transverse bands of white. leaf margins thorny.

Uses: The plant has an interesting colour of foliage with bands. The plant is highly preferred for the gardens as the foliage is beautiful.

Care: Water the plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and spring. For any insect attack use citrus oil, neem oil, eucalyptus oil for primary treatment.

Height: up to 1 ft.

Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Sunlight: Full to partial sunlight

Soil: Well drained soil.

Water: Moderately

Fertilizer: Use any balanced organic fertilizer.

Reference

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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