In the United state Asplundia is not a common garden plant. Asplundia plant is actually a group of species of plants that are native to Mexico and south down to Brazil. Asplundia plant is a native of rainforests, they need a warm, wet environment and they will not actually tolerate cold at all.

Furthermore, if you don’t actually live in the tropics, the plant will seem like an exotic plant. Asplundia plant has numerous species which belongs to the Cyclanthus genus. Without been told these are flowering plants that really grow in the rainforests of Central and South America and the Caribbean, and also that may be epiphytic, air plants that don’t actually require soil, or terrestrial, growing in the ground. 

This plant varieties are numerous, with about 100 different species, which include Asplundia insignis, which is one of the most commonly one seen outside of the actual rainforest. There are some varieties that produce large, thin green leaves, and also many turn colors as they mature. The plant flower colors may range from pink to white or cream.

Steps on how to grow Asplundia plants

If you actually have the right environment, caring for this plant is pretty straightforward. Actually the only difficult part is finding a plant to grow. By peradventure if your local nurseries don’t have any of these plants, you can do a search online. Although there some nurseries in other areas that may have the plants to ship or seeds you can use to start an Asplundia. If you can manage to get your hands on Asplundia, there is need to provide the plant with rainforest-like conditions. If you are actually living in this kind of climate, you can plant the Asplundia outside, really away from full sun and in a location that is really protected from dry winds. 

Whether outside or in a container, make sure the Asplundia plant has plenty of rich, loose soil that has organic mulch. If you don’t actually have the right outdoor conditions to grow the plant, you can keep the Asplundia plant in a container. Actually growing a rainforest plant indoors can be really tricky because the plant needs to be warm and wet. One of the best indoor places for this plant is in a greenhouse where the Asplundia plant will always be warm and humid.  

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