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.
Native of oriental regions of Africa (Zanzibar, Tanzania). The name “zamiifolia” it means that the leaves are similar to Zamia. The adult plant can be reached and to exceed a meter in height. It is enought easy to mantein this plant in an apartement because it can be adapted in many conditions.
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.