The Homalomena Rubescens have glossy heart shaped leaves that grow out of a long red petiole. Best placed in a spacious area, this plant likes to spread out and eventually gets lush over time.
- Plant height:
- Small – 5 to 7 inches, minimum of 3 stems
- Medium – 6 to 8 inches, minimum of 5 stems
- Large – 7 to 9 inches, minimum of 10 stems
- Pot diameter: 4.5 to 10 inches
Homalomena is derived from two Greek words “homalos” meaning flat and “mene” for moon. This plant for sale in Manila is a tropical native plant from Myanmar and Bangladesh.
For optimum growth of a Homalomena, they need atleast bright to medium indirect light, it can tolerate low light areas but this would hinder the plant from growing faster. This plant is one of the most susceptible to rotting of root system and yellowing of leaves due to issues of over watering. Homalomenas loves a moist and well drained soil to avoid any plant problems. Make sure to check if the top soil is dry in between waterings.
This plant for sale in Manila can be propagated through stem cuttings. Simply pick a stem with its node intact. You can use the said stem for water or soil propagation. If you’ve decided on water propagation, make sure to change the water once a week or when needed. For soil propagation, you can first dip your cutting in rooting hormone (optional) and then plant in a pot of moist soil. Place in an area with bright indirect sunlight, and keep the soil moist.