Adam and eve
About Adam and eve
Putty root is a native to the eastern U.S.A. and Canada in the Orchidaceae (orchid) family. It is the only member of the genus Aplectrum. It spreads underground through the growth of its corms, which are often linked by rhizomes.
Also known as
Aplectrum and Putty root
How to care for Adam and eve
Adam and eve needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Adam and eve may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Adam and eve after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.