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Cryptanthus tiger, Earthstar tiger lily- Plant – CTE-850318


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The variability of shapes, colors, and patterns, plus their adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions, make Cryptanthus a favorite of plant lovers around the world.

Item name

Cryptanthus tiger, Earthstar tiger lily- Plant

4 inch (10 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Interesting Fact: Cryptanthus are more commonly known as Earth Stars, a name they received because of the shape of their foliage. The plants have low-spreading rosettes of six to 20 leaves. Cryptanthus have incredibly varied and beautiful foliage ranging from dark green and variegated to bright reds and pinks to silvery stripes.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
8.6 inch (22 cm)

Plant Spread
5 inch (13 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Earth Stars, Cryptanthus tiger, Earthstar tiger lily

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 2 feet

Flower Colour
Not defined

Bloom Time
Not defined

Difficulty Level
Easy to grow

Planting and careWater a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.You should fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.Cryptanthus tiger care
Cryptanthus tiger is propagating by separating the offsets. Use the potting mix as the soil, vermicompost, and coco peat 1:1:1. After planting, watering should be done as sprinkler manner.

Full to partial sunlight


Sandy loam soil

20 to 30 degrees C

Apply any organic fertilizer.

Cryptanthus tiger special feature
Leaves color and plant shape
Cryptanthus tiger uses

Ornamental Use:
They are excellent plants for terrariums

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