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Xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger' (Arrow leaf 'Lime Zinger')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger'

Other names

Arrow leaf 'Lime Zinger'

Genus

Xanthosoma Xanthosoma

Variety or Cultivar

'Lime Zinger' _ 'Lime Zinger' is a tender perennial, grown for its large, lime-green, triangular foliage.


Xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy

Foliage

Lime green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails Snails

Root rot Root rot

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger' (Arrow leaf 'Lime Zinger') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in moisture retentive, free draining compost and position in a semi-shaded spot. Can be grown outdoors in summer but will not tolerate temperatures below 10ºC. Apply a liquid feed regularly during summer and mist to create a humid atmosphere.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

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

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Botanical name

Xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger'

Other names

Arrow leaf 'Lime Zinger'

Genus

Xanthosoma Xanthosoma

Variety or Cultivar

'Lime Zinger' _ 'Lime Zinger' is a tender perennial, grown for its large, lime-green, triangular foliage.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy


Colour

Foliage

Lime green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Snails

Specific diseases

Root rot

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger' (Arrow leaf 'Lime Zinger') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in moisture retentive, free draining compost and position in a semi-shaded spot. Can be grown outdoors in summer but will not tolerate temperatures below 10ºC. Apply a liquid feed regularly during summer and mist to create a humid atmosphere.

Soil type

Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

East, 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 7

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