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Aspidistra elatior 'Cast Iron Plant'
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Aspidistra elatior 'Cast Iron Plant' - Often grown as a container, porch, or house plant, Cast Iron requires little maintenance. Native to China, this species makes a beautiful groundcover, where it is hardy, and gives a nice tropical look. The dark green, leathery looking leaves grow vertical to heights of about 20 to 30 inches. Cast Iron should be planted in moderate or even deep shade and protected from direct sunlight. When planted in direct sun, the plant tends to look bleached or stressed. Cast Iron should be watered regularly, but not over watered. In the Southern U.S. this is an heirloom plant.

Name Aspidistra elatior 'Cast Iron Plant'
Common Names Cast Iron Plant, Iron Plant, Barroom Plant
Grow Zone 7
Light Conditions Full Shade,Partial Sun/Shade
PH Level 4.5-5.5
Minimum Height 20 inches
Maximum Height 30 inches
Growth Habit Slow
Bloom Period Year Round
Bloom Color Inconspicuous
Fragrant No
Best Grown In Houseplant, Well-drained soil
Scientific Name Aspidistra elatior
Class Liliopsida
Family ruscaceae
Genus Aspidistra
Species elatior
Cultivar Cast Iron Plant
Salt Tolerance Moderate
Grow Zone 7
Grow Zones
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