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Homalomena 'Emerald Gem' (Homalomena 'Emerald Gem')

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Homalomena 'Emerald Gem'

Other names

Homalomena 'Emerald Gem'

Genus

Homalomena Homalomena

Variety or Cultivar

'Emerald Gem' _ 'Emerald Gem' is a tender, clump-forming, evergreen perennial with arrow-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves and slender, upright stems bearing green spathes in summer


Homalomena 'Emerald Gem' is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

All parts are toxic if ingested,

Flower

Green in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mealybugs Mealybugs

Leaf and stem rot Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning

Remove dead leaves as needed.

Propagation methods

Division, Basal cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Homalomena 'Emerald Gem' (Homalomena 'Emerald Gem') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation

Grow under glass in loam-based or loamless, well-drained compost in bright, filtered light with moderate humidity. Water moderately, letting the soil dry out between watering in winter. Excess water will cause stem rot. Feed monthly in growth. Pot every 2

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Homalomena 'Emerald Gem'

Other names

Homalomena 'Emerald Gem'

Genus

Homalomena Homalomena

Variety or Cultivar

'Emerald Gem' _ 'Emerald Gem' is a tender, clump-forming, evergreen perennial with arrow-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves and slender, upright stems bearing green spathes in summer

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

All parts are toxic if ingested,


Colour

Flower

Green in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mealybugs

Specific diseases

Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning

Remove dead leaves as needed.

Propagation methods

Division, Basal cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Homalomena 'Emerald Gem' (Homalomena 'Emerald Gem') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation

Grow under glass in loam-based or loamless, well-drained compost in bright, filtered light with moderate humidity. Water moderately, letting the soil dry out between watering in winter. Excess water will cause stem rot. Feed monthly in growth. Pot every 2

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 12, Zone 11, Zone 10

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