This quirky little plant boasts a plethora of pink freckles on its gorgeous green leaves. The Polka Dot Plant 'pink' is a must-have amongst all plant lovers!
Growing Pot Size: 6 cm
- With their bright pink leaves, these Polka Dot Plants are a must-have amongst all plant lovers!
- Great for indoors and thrive in bright, indirect sunlight.
- Growing pot size: 6 cm
Easy To Propagate
Polka Dot Plant ‘Pink’s are excellent plants to propagate. All you have to do is cut from the stems and pop the babies into water!
Polka Dot Plant 'Pink': She’s Good For You!
Calming: research suggests that having plants in your environment can help you stay calm and relaxed.
Makes you sharper: seeing nature can help you stay alert and present. It has been shown plants help our attention span whilst working!
Plant Care Tips
Light: The Polka Dot Plants thrive in bright, indirect light. If you plant them outside, they’ll appreciate some shade.
Water: Water once a week, reducing frequency during the winter. Make sure it has good drainage, or this will cause an unhappy plant!
Fertiliser: Feed them once a month during spring and summer, when the plant is actively growing.
Humidity: Polka Dot Plants love humidity. To mimic their environment, spray them weekly to keep their leaves nice and moist!
Propagation: To propagate, take stem cuttings and pop them in water or straight into a pot of soil.
Where is it from?
Native to Madagascar, South Africa and Southeast Asia.
Is the Polka Dot Plant 'Pink' for me?
The Polka Dot Plant ‘Pink’ is great for beginners and all plant lovers. They are easy to maintain and propagate. It can be tricky to get their growing conditions perfect, but once you do, they’re good to go! These vibrant plants are a great way to jazz up any dusty corners or empty shelves.
Polka Dot Plant 'Pink': Common Problems
Common Pests and Diseases
Blackflies, aphids, mealybugs and spider mites love nibbling on your Polka Dot plants. Diseases include root rot, leaf-spot diseases, and southern blight can also affect them.
Leaves Turning Brown or Drooping
Brown and drooping leaves can indicate insufficient water, poor humidity or over-fertilization. Too much sun can also burn the leaves. If the leaves are more yellow, this could indicate overwatering. Assess the environment and adjust your humidity or watering habits to see if the plant revives
Frequently Asked Questions
Help! My leaves are curling and losing colour!
Too much sun will make your Polka Dot Plant sad. Curling leaves and fading leaf colour can be caused by too much sun. Try moving them to a spot with bright, indirect light to maintain their glorious colour. If it's in-ground, think about giving it some cover.
How fast do Polka Dot Plants grow?
Polka Dot Plants grow at a rate. They can be slightly picky with their growing conditions and will slow down their growth rate if they aren’t desirable. Make sure you put them in a bright spot, without direct sunlight.
*Decorative pots sold separately