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Ctenanthe burle-marxii
Scientific Name: Ctenanthe burle-marxii (Schauer) Eichler
Synonym:
Family: Marantaceae
Ctenanthe  burle-marxii
Ctenanthe burle-marxii in the New York Botanical Garden greenhouse
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 23-25, 27
USDA: 10

Frost Tolerance: Tender in Phoenix, should be kept inside in winter, minimum temperature is 46F (8C)

Heat Tolerance: Unknown

Sun Exposure: Partial shade

Origin: Brazil

Growth Habits: Perennial to 16 inches (40 cm)

Watering Needs: Abundant water, keep the soil moist

Propagation: Division in spring


Ctenanthe burle-marxii is a greenhouse plant in most of the USA.

Cultural Practices:
Heavy feeder, use good quality potting soil, and feed regularly with liquid fertilizer.

Blooming Habits:

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