Cercestis Mirabilis Baby Houseplant 6cm Pot


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Cercestis mirabilis is a rare and unusual houseplant that is known for its unique and striking appearance. It is a member of the Gesneriaceae family, and it has soft, hairy leaves with vibrant colors and intricate patterns. Here are some care tips for this plant:

  1. Light: Cercestis mirabilis prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Water thoroughly, and allow any excess water to drain out of the bottom of the pot. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so make sure the soil has good drainage.

  3. Humidity: Cercestis mirabilis likes high humidity levels. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves with water, using a humidifier, or placing a tray of water near the plant.

  4. Temperature: The ideal temperature range for this plant is between 60-75°F (16-24°C).

  5. Soil: Cercestis mirabilis prefers a well-draining potting mix that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite.

  6. Fertilizer: Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer.

  7. Pruning: Prune the plant to maintain its shape and remove any dead or yellowing leaves.

  8. Propagation: Cercestis mirabilis can be propagated by stem cuttings. Take a cutting with at least one node and plant it in moist potting soil.

Remember to keep your plant away from pets and children as it's toxic when ingested. Cercestis mirabilis can be difficult to find, and it requires specific care, so it may not be the best choice for beginners. With proper care, this plant can thrive and make a unique addition to your indoor garden.

    Cercestis Mirabilis 6cm Pot House Plant