Native plant of Mexico named as Christmas starand and belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family. It’s a photoperiodic plant so it flourishes only with a certain number of light hours (8-9 at most) while in the other hours it should be in the dark. The Christmas Star is a plant that lives well in a fairly range of temperatures, between 14 and 22 ° C. He likes airy environments but no air currents.
VP/10 H= 20 CM
VP/12 H= 25 CM
VP/14 H= 40 CM
VP/17 H= 20 CM
Native plant of South Africa; there are a lot of varieties with simple flowers and duble flowers, in mild climate regions it can be cultivate outdoors, it’s sufficent that the temperature does not drop below 5°-7°C.
Spontaneous in some oriental areas (South China, Japan and Taiwan), so named in honor of the danish botanist Jacob Christian Scheffler. Rustic plant that also adapts to moderate nocturnal temperatures.
Native plant of western Africa. It has fleshy, sessile (no petiole) leaves, long white and green with yellow rim. It is a plant that it well tolerated high temperatures. In summer, it also resists well at temperatures of 30 ° C. In winter the optimum temperatures are 13-18 ° C in any case the temperature should not fall below 3 ° C
VP/14 H= 55 CM
VP/17 H= 65 CM
VP/19 H= 75 C
Native tree of the central american region where it grows in wetlands like tropical estuaries. In nature it reaches 15 meters in height. The plant is know as chestnut of guiana because it produces edible seeds, eaten roasted or fried.
VP/15 H= 70-75 CM
VP/30 H= 165-175 CM
Native plants from equatorial forest of Brazil and Guyana where they grow in shady places of the undergrowth. The leaves have the peculiarity to remain erect during the night and bend during the day to maintain humidity. They are fast growing plants for which they are indicated for those who have low patience with plants and want to see immediately the results . The optimal temperatures for a good cultivation of Maranta are between 20 ° C and 28 ° C.
It’s an arboreal plant native of damp tropical areas. In a pot it can reaches 1,5 meters in height, while in the ground 12 meters. It has very large, shiny and corrugated leaves of green color. The Tineke Elastic Ficus variety with very decorative, creamy foliage is slightly more delicate than the others.