Growing guide

How to grow aspidistras

One of the easiest houseplants to grow, aspidistras will tolerate low light and even a little neglect, hence their common name of the cast-iron plant. They produce lush leathery leaves, ideal for adding a tropical look to any room, out of direct sun.

Quick facts

  • Easy-to-grow foliage houseplant
  • Position in low light or shade
  • Keep between 5–20°C (40–70°F)
  • Long pointed leaves form a clump about 60cm (2ft) tall and wide

All you need to know

Before you get started
Planting
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
Propagating
Problems
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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