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.
Arboreal species of India and Burma. It has a single tall trunk up to over 2 meters if it grown in a pot, with large oval, shiny and leathery leaves. The ficus family includes more than 800 species native of tropical and sub tropical regions, but they adapt to different situations. They are all very elegant plants and some are cultivated in apartement. for the beauty of their leaves.
Very elegant plant native of india, south east asia and tropical north australia, it can assume considerable dimensions. Minimal nocturnal temperatures can drop to around 16°-20°c,those optimal diurnal swing from 22° to 26°c.