Cryptanthus zonatus <br> Earth Star
Cryptanthus zonatus <br> Earth Star
Cryptanthus zonatus <br> Earth Star
Cryptanthus zonatus <br> Earth Star
Cryptanthus zonatus <br> Earth Star
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Cryptanthus zonatus
Earth Star

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Cryptanthus zonatus                    

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Common Names:  Earth's Stars, Star Fish Plant, Zebra Plant, 

Family: Bromeliaceae

Origin: Brazil 

Growth: Compact, clumping

Light: Bright, filtered

Foot Candles: 100 - 200

Water: Keep evenly moist

Humidity: 60% - 90%

Temperature: 13°C - 32°C

Soil: Well draining potting mix

Container: Terrarium, living wall 

Nutrients: 10-10-10 Monthly  

Propagation: Seed or removal of offsets

Interiorscape Use: Reception, living walls, desktop 

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Root rot when sitting in water. Will lose colour with low light. 

Comments: Dozens of interesting colour patterns available. Relatively slow growing. Newly formed leaves will be small with low humidity and light levels. 

Toxicity: Safe.