Unit Pack Size: 6" Pot
Light:Bright filtered light works best. Morning sun afternoon shade
Water:Soil must be kept slightly damp or moist. Do not let this plant dry out
Temp:Keep this tropical plant warm 75 to 85 degrees is best
Soil:Use acidic soils: Peat based, or coconut fiber, the must have good
drainage as well.
Fertilizer:Use a fertilizer with a high ph
Pests:Becareful treating any pest with insecticide when berries are on this
is an edible fruit
Special Care:Keep this plant away from ac cooled rooms.. Dry air is bad!!! If you mustkeep it inside, mist often to create some humidity.
Flower Color:Small white flowers, that turn into berries
Growth Habit:This is not a fast growing plant.. They are usually about 10 to 15 inches tall
Fun Fact: The berry is the miracle of this fruit. After eating just one berry everything you eat for the next 30 min. will have a sweet taste..
It is used a lot with cancer patients taking chemo to take the "metallic" taste
The key to a happy plant is proper care!