December 6, 2022
Hey Plant Friends!
This week we are talking about Schismatoglottis ‘Thailand’. Schismatoglottis is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the Araceae, or Aroid plant family. The majority of this species are native to the Island of Borneo, but many can be found in the tropical parts of Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and Melanesia. There are many different species of Schismatoglottis available in cultivation, but Thailand takes the cake because of its silvery, splatter-like variegation
Let’s talk about care. Schismatoglottis will thrive in bright, indirect light. Direct sun will cause sun leaf burn. Water when the top 2 inches of soil are dry. Your plant will droop like a peace lily when watering is requirred. As always, never let your plant sit in standing water as this will lead to root rot. Schismatoglottis appreciates humidity. Mist weekly with a continuous spray bottle to keep your plant nice and happy. This slow growing plant will need to be repotted eventually. Use a rich potting soil with ample drainage such as Espoma Organic Potting Mix. Keep an eye out for common pests such as mealy bugs and spider mites. Check for pests weekly when watering and keep a bottle of Bonide’s Insecticidal Soap on hand for easy treatment. Schismatoglottis are non-toxic making them a great pet friendly option!
Schismatoglottis ‘Thailand’ is available at Tonkadale in 4” pots. If you have additional questions feel free to reach out by phone, Instagram, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.