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Goldfish Plant, Hypocyrta glabra Plant
Description for Goldfish Plant, Hypocyrta glabra
Plant height: 3 - 6 inches
Goldfish plant is intolerant of frost; these are house or greenhouse plants outside the subtropics. They need a steady temperature, not necessarily hot, but average to warm, dappled light and shelter from cold drafts.
Common name(s): -
Flower colours: Orange-red
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Max reachable height: 0.25 to 1 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
Planting and care
To avoid many of the problems with goldfish houseplants and other epiphytes, you must begin with the proper growing medium. The medium should be light and coarse and should not, in spite of the plantâ€™s needs, hold water for extended periods of time.
Sunlight: Part shade to full shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temperature: 65 to 75 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Caring for Goldfish Plant
- Most problems with goldfish plant such as leggy growth, leaf drop, and lack of flowering are directly related to everyday goldfish plant care.
- Oddly, for a plant that needs such a moist environment, the biggest culprit is overwatering.
- Too much room can also cause problems.
Typical uses of Goldfish Plant
Special features: Almost always used in hanging baskets to effectively display their flowers.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.