The aspidistra is native to Taiwan and the southern islands of Japan, including Kuroshima, Suwanosejima, and the Uji Islands.
The Aspidistra prefers not to be in the sun. Good drainage is important to prevent root rot. The aspidistra is grown as a pot plant and can tolerate cold up to 5 ° C.
The Aspidistra is an easy to maintain plant, occasionally forgetting to water or watering irregularly is not a problem, just try not to leave the roots in the water.
Spraying is not necessary. But occasionally to remove dust and vermin is recommended. The plant will also look fresher.
Spraying is not necessary. It is only pleasant for the plant because dust and possible pests are rinsed off. The plant will also look fresher again.
Too much sunlight will cause the leaves of the aspidistra to turn yellow. Place the plant in a shady place that can get some indirect sunlight.
The minimum temperature for the aspidistra ranges from 5° at night to 12° during the day.
Never give the Aspidistra too much food in the summer and do not feed at all in the winter and autumn. Too much nutrition can cause root damage and this in turn causes damage to the plant. With most types of potting soil, the nutrients are used up after about 5 to 7 weeks. The correct dosage is difficult to say. It is best to look at the packaging of the houseplant food.
The aspidistra is a slow grower. Repotting can be done immediately after purchasing the plant, but it is better in the spring or summer. Always take a pot that is 15 to 20% larger than the old pot.
The aspidistra is a slow grower, so pruning is not necessary quickly.
The aspidistra does not easily suffer from this. If this is the case and the leaves become lighter or yellow in color, move the plant a little further from the window. If they get brown spots or edges you will have to reduce the watering slightly.
The aspidistra does not bloom.
The aspidistra is not poisonous
The aspidistra has almost no diseases, at most scales. In this case, use a biological or chemical agent.