Plant Care Never Never Plant
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Never Never Plant

4.5 out of 5 (15 experiences)

Never Never Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Never Never Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

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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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 💪.

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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 easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Propagation

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 10
Never Never Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 7
Never Never Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
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 Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Never Never Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Lizzz avatar
@Lizzz
leaf-1 66 Plants
xp 1,025 XP
10/12/2021

Cute plant but temperamental

Browns easily Browns easily
Adonís avatar
@Adonís
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 78 XP
globe Houston, Texas
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 115 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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