Ctenanthe setosa 'Grey Star' (Never Never Plant)

Ctenanthe Grey Star 300 mm
Ctenanthe Grey Star 130 mm
Ctenanthe Grey Star 180 mm
Ctenanthe Grey Star 200 mm
Ctenanthe Grey Star 250 mm
Ctenanthe Grey Star 250 mm
Ctenanthe Grey Star 250 mm
Ctenanthe Grey Star 250 mm
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Ctenanthe setosa 'Grey Star' (Never Never Plant)

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The Ctenanthe setosa 'Grey Star' commonly called the never never plant is an elegant tall plant with oval-shaped leaves. The leaves are variegated with silvery-grey tops with green venations and purple undersides. The plant has thin long stems. The Grey Star is a gorgeous plant for indoor or outdoor areas with part shade or full shade and is one of the easier Ctenanthes to grow.

Light requirement: Part sun/part shade, Bright indirect sunlight, Medium indirect sunlight, and Low light tolerant

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency: When top 5cm of potting mix is dry to the touch

Soil: Moist but well-drained, slightly acidic

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: (1) The Grey Star is sensitive to frost, so we recommend bringing them indoors during winter or growing in an area protected from strong winter winds and mulching well.
(2) Prune off old dying leaves to keep the plant looking great.

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Low

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally resistant to pests, but keep an eye out for mealy bugs, thrips, and spider mites

Mature height: 1.5 m

Mature width: 0.8 m

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Silvery-gray with dark green stripes and purple undersides

Variegation: Yes

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

Flower colour: White

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season:

Fruit: Insignificant

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