Plant Care Never Never Plant

Never Never Plant

4.8 out of 5 (17 experiences)

Never Never Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Never Never Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Never Never Plant

Never Never Plant is a super popular houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in moderate sunlight 🌤 and should be less than 6 feet from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as having large, lush leaves and a fast grower with a whopping 1021 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Never Never Plant likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

⚠️ Never Never Plant is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.

Taxonomy

Ctenanthe oppenheimiana
Ctenanthe
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Never Never Plant

Water

How often to water your Never Never Plant

Water needs for Never Never Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Never Never Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Never Never Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Never Never Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Never Never Plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Never Never Plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Never Never Plant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Never Never Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Never Never Plant: repot after 2X growth

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 Never Never Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Never Never Plant is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Yellow Leaves

Care Summary for Never Never Plant

Never Never Plant

Never Never Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Never Never Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 12
Never Never Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 7
Never Never Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 6
Never Never Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Never Never Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Never Never Plant has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 3
Never Never Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Lana-rocks avatar
@Lana-rocks
leaf-1 32 Plants
xp 1,549 XP
globe Atlanta, GA
05/07/2022

Beautiful color. Loves humidity.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower
Idealsalad avatar
@Idealsalad
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 71 XP
globe Ayden, NC
04/02/2022

This plant is beautiful.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Adonís avatar
@Adonís
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 78 XP
globe Houston, TX
08/27/2021

Use insecticides!!! Gnats love this plant.

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Pest magnet Pest magnet
Browns easily Browns easily
Denisse avatar
@Denisse
leaf-1 6 Plants
xp 256 XP
08/18/2021

Is just super beautiful!! My favourite plant! Makes the space looks better

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate

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