• Rhaphidophora tenuis silver
  • Rhaphidophora tenuis silver
  • Rhaphidophora tenuis silver

Rhaphidophora cf. korthalsii 'Velvet Bullate' (Tenuis Silver)

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Plant Genus: Rhaphidophora


Plant Family: Araceae


Native Plant: Endemic to Arunachal Pradesh, S. Nansei-shoto, Thailand, Malaysia, and islands in the West Pacific.


Soil Drainage: Very well-drained; we recommend a substrate mix composed of organic matter, perlite, pine bark, and sphagnum moss.


Soil pH: Acidic


Fertilizers: Requires fertilization during active vegetative growth with an N.P.K fertilizer according to preferences in diluted quantities. We recommend fertilizing with diluted solution at each watering. From October to early spring (March), reduce fertilization.


Air Humidity: For proper plant development, an ambient humidity level of 50% to 80% is necessary. Green Mirrors recommends attaching the plant to a support to promote leaf maturation and the development of fenestrations.


Temperature: 18-30 degrees Celsius


Light: Bright indirect light. It can also tolerate direct light for a few hours if the window faces east, which will enhance variegation.


Pot Height with Plant: 10-15 cm


Rhaphidophora tenuis 'Silver' is an extremely rare and unique climbing plant that grows in the form of a shingling vine in the tropical moist biome. The leaves have a dark and rich texture with a silvery color around them, and as the plant matures, they grow larger, promoting the development of fenestrations.

Best of luck with caring for it! And don't forget to give us updates about your plant using the hashtag #greenmirrors and tag @green.mirrors in your Instagram posts! We promise to share them in stories.

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