Plant Care Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

4.8 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as having large, lush leaves and a fast grower with only 20 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'
Stromanthe
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Water

How often to water your Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Water needs for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'
0.5 cups
every 9

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' 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 Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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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 Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor': 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 Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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@Divinetreasures
leaf-1 27 Plants
xp 1,131 XP
globe Biloxi, Mississippi
10/11/2021

Love the colors

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower
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@Divinetreasures
leaf-1 27 Plants
xp 1,131 XP
globe Biloxi, Mississippi
09/20/2021

Just a beautiful plant to have in the home

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@Kikisbabies
leaf-1 73 Plants
xp 3,022 XP
globe San Francisco, California
06/29/2021

Just look at her pretty pink leaves. Pleaseeeeee

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower

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