CAST IRON PLANT

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COMMON NAME
Cast Iron Plant
BOTANICAL NAME
Aspidistra elatior
HEIGHT 2′
WIDTH 2′
EVERGREEN
PERENNIAL
COLD TOLERANCE 10° F
SOIL TYPE
Well drained to wet
DROUGHT TOLERANCE High
SALT TOLERANCE Low
FLOWER Purple-brown, hides in
the foliage.
MONTH OF COLOR
Periodically annually
FRUIT Green fruit, contains
several seeds. Seeds are lethally
poisonous to pets. Inedible.
COMMENTS Very slow growing,
tough plant for indoors or
outdoors. Needs shaded areas to
grow. Tough as iron. Native to
Japan and Taiwan.
PRICE 3 gallon $13