Goldfish Plant, Hypocyrta glabra - Plant

The flower has petals fused into a pouch-like shape, with a small opening. The fancied resemblance of the flower to a goldfish gives the plant its common name,goldfish plant.

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About Goldfish Plant

Goldfish plant is intolerant of frost; these are house or greenhouse plants outside the subtropics. They need a steady temperature, not necessarily hot, but average to warm, dappled light and shelter from cold drafts.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height 0.25 to 1 feet
Flower Colour Orange-red
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Most problems with goldfish plant such as leggy growth, leaf drop, and lack of flowering are directly related to everyday goldfish plant care.
  • Oddly, for a plant that needs such a moist environment, the biggest culprit is overwatering.
  • Too much room can also cause problems.
  • Goldfish Plant care

    To avoid many of the problems with goldfish houseplants and other epiphytes, you must begin with the proper growing medium. The medium should be light and coarse and should not, in spite of the plant’s needs, hold water for extended periods of time.

    Sunlight Part shade to full shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 65 to 75 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Goldfish Plant special feature

    Almost always used in hanging baskets to effectively display their flowers.

    Goldfish Plant uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose


    Reviews

    Thursday, 26 September 2019

    Great plant for a green gift

    Veena menon

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