Ribbonbush plant is a flat, segmented shrub-like plant that looks more or less leafless, earning it its another popular name- Tapeworm plant. The odd stem grows tall in a vertical manner and flat from the stem area. The plant is lush green and can tolerate shaded regions. Though it can survive bouts of full sun, it flourishes best in indirect light location. If you are into unusual plants with a low maintenance guide, then this just might be the option for you.
About Ribbonbush Plant, Muehlenbeckia Platyclada Plant
- The stems are lush green, flat, segmented and grow in a vertical manner. Older stems do grow a little rounded, but young stems are flat.
- The plant is more or less leafless.
- The plant grows best in bright filtered light conditions with moderate sun exposure.
- Keep the soil evenly moist for the best growth of the plant.
- The plant is an unusual variety and is used for ornamental purposes.
- Healthy grown Ribbonbush plant of up to 12 inches in height. Mentioned height is including the pot height.
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How to care for Ribbonbush plant?
Check below for Ribbonbush plant care tips:
Light and Temperature Tips for Ribbonbush plant
- The plant is a low maintenance plant & too much exposure to direct sunlight must be avoided. The high exposure can cause damage to the foliage.
- Instead, the plant must be kept where there is bright light.
- The best way to avoid direct sunlight is to cover the window with a curtain.
Water Tips for Healthy Growth of Ribbonbush plant
- Water plant enough to keep the soil moist, but not wet or saturated for extended periods.
- Avoid overwatering as that can damage the root rot.
- We recommend watering thoroughly in summer and less in rainy and winter but also make sure that the soil is not dry.
Fertilizing & Repotting Tips for Ribbonbush Plant
- Fertilize the plant once in 4 to 5 months.
- Use only natural organic fertilizer.
- Make sure your pot has proper drainage holes.
- You can repot the plant once you see roots coming out from the pot.
- If in case the Aglaonema lipstick is attacked by insects, we highly recommend using Neem oil or Eucalyptus oil for primary treatment.