Nematanthus fortaleza (Goldfish plant)

Nematanthus fortaleza, commonly called the Goldfish plant because of the colour and shape of their flowers. The goldfish plant has small dark green leaves.
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Nematanthus fortaleza (Goldfish plant)

Regular price $17.00
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Looking for a unique, eye-catching plant to add to your home or office? Then check out the Nematanthus fortaleza, commonly called the goldfish plant from The Australian Plant Shop. This beautiful plant is native to Brazil and features lush, green leaves with brightly colored flowers in shades of orange, yellow, and red. The goldfish plant is an excellent choise as a hanging plant and needs bright indirect sunlight and well draining acidic soil to thrive. Prune ends of plants to make the plant bushier and bloom more. Perfect for adding a touch of color and vibrancy to any space, the goldfish plant is sure to make a statement. This striking plant will thrive even in moderate humidity levels. It's the perfect choice for busy people who want to enjoy the beauty of nature without all the hassle. Order your Nematanthus fortaleza today and bring a little bit of the tropics into your home or office!

Light requirement: Bright indirect sunlight

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency: Water your goldfish plant regularly during summer keeping the soil continuously moist, but never let the plant sit in stagnant water to prevent root rot. For better blooming, reduce watering during winter, allowing the soil to become slightly dry but never completely dry.

Soil: Acidic and well draining

Skill level: Expert

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Suitable for containers: Yes

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Drought tolerance: Low

Frost tolerance: Low

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Mature width: 90 cm

Suitable for shaping: No

Colour: Dark green

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

Flower colour: Bright orange, yellow, red

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