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
It is a plant of the orchid family, native of tropical regions of the Asian continent. The name means “ like a butterfly” They are cultived in pots filled with pine bark and do not tolerate temperatures below 15°C. It’s necessary that the environement air has a high and constant humidity.
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.