90 - 110cm Cissus Discolour 24cm Pot House Plant
90 - 110cm Cissus Discolour 24cm Pot House Plant

90 - 110cm Cissus Discolour 24cm Pot House Plant

Cissus Discolor, also known as the Rex Begonia Vine, is a stunning and visually striking houseplant known for its vibrant foliage. It belongs to the Vitaceae family and is native to Southeast Asia. Here are some general characteristics of Cissus...
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90 - 110cm Cissus Discolour 24cm Pot House Plant

90 - 110cm Cissus Discolour 24cm Pot House Plant

£64.99 £59.99

90 - 110cm Cissus Discolour 24cm Pot House Plant

£64.99 £59.99

Cissus Discolor, also known as the Rex Begonia Vine, is a stunning and visually striking houseplant known for its vibrant foliage. It belongs to the Vitaceae family and is native to Southeast Asia. Here are some general characteristics of Cissus Discolor:

  • Foliage: The leaves are heart-shaped with a beautiful blend of colours, including deep green, silver, and burgundy or purple undersides. The foliage often has a metallic sheen and pronounced veining, adding to its appeal.
  • Growth Habit: This plant has a vining or trailing growth habit, making it ideal for hanging baskets or training up supports.
  • Size: Cissus Discolor can grow up to 1.8-2.4 meters (6-8 feet) in length, depending on the growing conditions.

Care Guide

  1. Light:

    • Bright, Indirect Light: Prefers bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, while too little light can result in slower growth and less vibrant foliage.
    • Avoid Direct Sunlight: Although it needs bright light, avoid placing it in direct sun, which can damage the delicate leaves.
  2. Watering:

    • Moderate: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Overwatering can lead to root rot.
    • Humidity: Cissus Discolor thrives in high humidity environments. Increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, using a humidity tray, or placing a humidifier nearby.
  3. Temperature:

    • Warm: Thrives in temperatures between 18-24°C (65-75°F). Protect the plant from cold drafts and temperatures below 15°C (59°F).
  4. Soil:

    • Well-Draining: Use a well-draining potting mix, such as a blend of peat, perlite, and regular potting soil. Good drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogging.
    • Rich Soil: A soil mix rich in organic matter will help retain moisture while providing necessary nutrients.
  5. Fertilising:

    • Balanced Fertiliser: Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce feeding frequency in autumn and winter.
  6. Pruning:

    • Regular Pruning: Prune to maintain a compact shape and promote bushier growth. Remove any yellowing or damaged leaves to keep the plant looking healthy.
    • Cleaning: Wipe the leaves occasionally with a damp cloth to remove dust and enhance their appearance.
  7. Repotting:

    • Every 1-2 Years: Repot the plant every 1-2 years or when it becomes root-bound. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current one to allow for growth.
    • Fresh Soil: Use fresh, well-draining soil when repotting to ensure continued health.
  8. Pests:

    • Common Pests: Monitor for common pests such as spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
    • Good Air Circulation: Ensure good air circulation around the plant to prevent fungal infections.
  9. Propagation:

    • Stem Cuttings: Cissus Discolor can be easily propagated through stem cuttings. Take cuttings with a few nodes and leaves, and place them in water or directly in moist soil until roots develop.
    • Layering: Another method is layering, where a part of the vine is pinned down into a separate pot of soil until it roots, then separated from the parent plant.

Conclusion

Cissus Discolor is a visually striking and relatively easy-to-care-for plant, perfect for adding a touch of vibrant colour to your indoor garden. With the right care and conditions, you can enjoy its beautiful, multi-coloured foliage year-round.

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Variable Heights: The height of our plants can vary by approximately +/- 10%. This natural fluctuation ensures you receive a unique and healthy specimen.

Plant Pot Sizes: Pot sizes may vary by approximately +/- 1cm. To ensure a proper fit, we recommend selecting a decorative pot that is 1-2cm larger than the stated plant pot size. For instance, if you purchase a plant in a 17cm pot, a 18 - 19cm decorative pot would be ideal.

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