Latin name: Columnea banksii
Plant group:
Flowering plants
Plant family:
Gesneriaceae
Minimal temperature: 15-17°C (59-62°F)
Optimal temperature: 26-28°C (78-82°F)
Recommended place:
bright, am or pm sunlight
mid-shade
Soil:
humus-peat-loamy
Plant form:
upright, columnar
Height: 20 cm (7.8 in.)
Flower color:
red
scarlet
Repotting: every 24 months (2 years)
Rarity: no
Pests:
Green aphid (Aphis ssp, Myzus spp)
Diseases:
Black Root Rot (Thielaviopsis basicola)
Origin territory:
South America
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