Geogenanthus poeppigii, commonly recognized as the Seersucker plant, is an uncommon species hailing from South America. Its leathery leaves, measuring 4 inches in length, are glossy, ribbed, and adorned with a distinctive pattern of dark and light stripes. Resembling seersucker fabric, the leaves are puckered, showcasing deep purple undersides complemented by silver stripes.
Scientific Name: Geogenanthus poeppigii
Common Names: Seersucker Plant
Light: To ensure optimal growth and stunning foliage, place in a location with filtered sunlight or bright indirect light.
Water: Allow the top inch of soil to dry between waterings. Ensure proper drainage to prevent root rot.
Soil: Use a well-draining, lightweight potting mix to provide the ideal growing medium for your Seersucker Plant.
Humidity: Maintain moderate humidity levels to support the flourishing growth of this plant.
Temperature: Keep within a temperature range of 60-80°F (15-27°C) for the best results.
Fertilizer: During the growing season (spring and summer), feed with a balanced, diluted liquid fertilizer to promote healthy growth.
Pet Information: Geogenanthus Poeppigii 'Seersucker' is considered toxic to pets and humans if ingested.