Plant care and instruction
- When not in flower in winter, the shrimp plant will benefit from resting for a few weeks in a cool room.
- If spider mites and whiteflies appear on the plant, apply neem oil to affected areas.
- Root Rot: Fungal diseases that cause decay and rotting of the roots and premature plant death.
- Fungal leaf spotting or rust may afflict plants.
- The leaves drop if the soil staystoo wet or too dry.
1.light -full sun
2.place -needs well-drained soil
3.water – water when the soil dries up, but do not leave the soil dry for more than a day
4.fertilizer – use any organic fertiliser twice a month in summers and once a month in winters
5.repotting -require repotting every spring
6.temperature -between 65-75º F.
They are tropical evergreen shrubs that bloom all year round. They are used for their ornamental bearing as an indoor plant. They have inflorescences that form very attractive spikes. It’s recommended to place supports when it reaches a certain height; thus it acquires a climbing bearing that makes it more attractive.