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