Aphelandra NOVA® 'Fuego'Aphelandra NOVA® 'Fuego'

Aphelandra NOVA® ‘Fuego’

This sensational, new houseplant introduction is a first for the North American market via virus free tissue culture. Dramatic foliage is a deep green-black with a gossamer veil that shows on the youngest foliage. The undeniable star of the show is the flaming torch-like flower spike, thus the name ‘Fuego’. Easy to grow in average greenhouse conditions, this unusual beauty can be grown with most foliage crops. A special plant the requires no special treatment.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 8″ / 16″
Exposure: Part Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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Common Name --
Family --
species --
Plant Type Annual
US Patent # --
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Bloom Time June, July
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade
Growth Habit Upright
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
How Different? --
Landscape Value --
Most Active Growing Season --
Persistence Annual
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12" / 8" / 16"
Soil (Garden) --
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
Special Uses --
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between watering.
EC 1.0 – 2.0
pH 5.6 – 6.0
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 8 – 10 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
Aphelandra NOVA® 'Fuego' - Product Profile
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