A Polka Dot Plant is a small colourful houseplant, native to Madagascar. The delicate downy green leaves of a Polka Dot Plant are covered in white leaves with green patches. The plant comes in 130 mm nursery pot.
These plants are pet friendly.
BRIGHTNESS- A Polka Dot Plant, Hypoestes, grows best in bright indirect light. Too much light or too little light causes the colours in the leaves of this plant to fade.
WATERING- Water a Polka Dot plant well and then allow the top of the soil to dry out before watering. Over-watering causes root rot. Water thoroughly when the soil barely dries out. If the leaves of a Polka Dot droop, they quickly perk up after a little water.
FEED - A Polka Dot grows quickly. Feed it monthly with a basic liquid houseplant food at ½ strength when it’s growing usually in the spring and summer. During winter, fertilise a Polka Dot every other month as long as it’s producing new leaves.
REPOTTING- Repotthe plants in the spring or when they become root bound.