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4” rhaphidophora cryptantha
4” rhaphidophora cryptantha
4” rhaphidophora cryptantha

4” rhaphidophora cryptantha

plant babe

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4” rhaphidophora cryptantha also known as a shingle plant

this babe is a rare, evergreen, tropical, shingling climber that is native to Papua New Guinea. it is known for its shingling growing habits + gorgeous foliage – it has heart-shaped velvety green or dark green leaves with silvery green markings along the veins. when it grows, its leaves press or lie flat on the climbing surface, resembling roofing shingles instead of fanning or growing outwards like most climbing plants.

light: bright indirect light 

water: allow soil to nearly dry out, then water heavily allowing for drainage