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Cast Iron Plant

Cast Iron Plant
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Regular price $29.95 Sale price
$29.95
  • 1 Gallon
  • 3 Gallon

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Product Details

Growing Zones: Indoors

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Mature Height:
2 ft.
Mature Width:
3 ft.
Sunlight:
Shade - Low Indirect Light
Growth Rate:
Slow
Botanical Name:
Aspidistra elatior
Does Not Ship To:
AZ

Product Description

Shade Tolerant and Reliable

Why Cast Iron Plants?

Shade tolerant and totally adaptable, the Cast Iron Plant offers abundant groundcover and grows well when planted under trees that cast shade. Basically, this plant is your solution to adding color back to your shaded areas. And its thick, deep green foliage provides depth when added to flower gardens or grown indoors.

While it’s a relatively slow grower, it will be a colorful addition to your landscape from the start. Consider planting it in a shady corner in your yard, where you need a little something to brighten up space.

Even better? It's the perfect house plant. This is the ideal indoor plant for those who travel, or simply don’t have a green thumb. It doesn’t require a lot of attention, and unlike most plants, it doesn’t need much light. Closely related to the lily, it’s equally as tough and attractive - 12 to 24-inch leaves grow in an upright fashion, adding a trendy touch to your interior.

Plus, because it's an evergreen variety, it will be with you for years and years. If planted in the ground, its dark green leaves belie a pretty feature: right above the soil’s surface, you’ll find small purple flowers that spread underneath the thick, glossy foliage. Due to its robust nature, growers have reported their plants surviving freezing temperatures with no damage. 

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

Nicknamed the “Ballroom Plant” because hotels, malls, and airports adorn their interior spaces and landscapes with it, the Cast Iron Plant is low-maintenance and strong, making its name particularly apt.

But the best part? When you order your Cast Iron Plant from Fast Growing Trees, you can practically plant it and forget it! No chemicals are needed to keep this plant in great condition, so it's delivered to your doorstep in the healthiest shape possible. We never ship bare-root, so you get an amazing start from day one.

Easy to own. Long-lived. Well-suited to any area. Order your Cast Iron Plant now!


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PL
09/22/2019
Paul L.
United States United States
I recommend this product

I ordered a 3 gallon cast iron plant

The plant was well packaged and beautiful.

RH
09/20/2019
Rachel H.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Cast Iron Plant

It was beautiful and healthy

AA
09/07/2019
Aida A.
United States United States
I recommend this product

1st time buying plants via Web

They arrived in great shape, well packaged and ready to plant. They are all thriving and looking great! Highly recommended.

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09/06/2019
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

gorgeous

The plant was extremely well packed. I first wondered if there was an actual plant in there. Once I found it, WOW. Nice big levels, several new shoots coming in already and growing beautiful. I changed the pot after a week or so out of original pot. It is doing so well. I couldn't be happier.

JJ
05/18/2019
Jan J.
United States

Cast Iron plant

Very good, well packaged, quick delivery. Will order agai, for sure


Planting & Care

1. Planting: The best place for your plant is near an East-facing window that is free from drafts. When you're ready to plant, select a pot that is approximately 12 to 14 inches in diameter and use well-drained soil. Also, make sure your pot has proper drainage holes.

Tip: You can place your pot on top of a base with stones to prevent spills and allow for proper moisture containment.

2. Watering: Allow the top layer of the soil to dry out completely, and then water deeply until water begins to drain. Repeat this process as needed. 

3. Fertilization: Feed with a water-soluble fertilizer once in the spring.


Shipping Details

Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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