Homalomena Brown Chocolate plant with pot (set of 5)
Plants 3 inch, pot 4 inch
Pot material: Plastic
Native to humid regions like Colombia, Costa Rica, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Malaysia, and the Philippines, homalomena are tropical to subtropical plants. In the rainforest floors of southern Asia, stretching east to Melanesia, there are roughly 135 different species of Homalomena plants.
The hues of Homalomena stems and foliage range from dark green to scarlet, burgundy, and copper tones. The leaves of Homalomena have a heart- or semi-heart-shaped shape and appear to be waxy, lending credence to its common titles of "queen of hearts" and "shield plant."
Varieties of Homalomena
Purple Sword' is covered in green and silver spotted foliage and has an underside of burgundy.
'Selby' has light green spotted leaves that are edged in darker green.
'Pewter Dream', as the name suggests, has a powdery grey sheen on its green foliage.
Pewter Dream’ as suggested has a powdery gray sheen on its green foliage
‘Lemon Glow’ sports oval leaves of a vibrant greenish yellow
How to grow
Homalomena houseplants tolerate low to moderate light exposures well, but they really flourish in settings of moderate light. Overexposure to the sun can burn the vegetation, leaving burn marks on the leaves. A regular watering routine will also be part of the homalomena maintenance regimen.
The tropical-in-origin Homalomena's primary requirements include a well-drained potting mix, warmth, humidity, and indirect light. If these conditions are followed, your plant ought to flourish for a number of years.
Homalomena likes medium indirect light
Homalomena like warmth and humidity.
If they're exposed to prolonged cold temperatures or draughts, their leaves will turn yellow, and they'll eventually die.
It's crucial to make sure your Homalomena gets enough moisture. If you overfeed them, they can develop root rot and develop yellow leaves. On the other hand, if the leaves are dried out for too long, they may fade.
Your Homalomena will benefit from being given a slow-release, organic fertiliser a few times each month during the summer.