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Marcgravia sp. - Narrow leaf (Shingle Plant)

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About This Product

Species Name: Marcgravia sp. Narrow Leaf

 

Common name(s): Shingle Plant

 

Defining Characteristics:

  • Primarily, the foliage of this plant is a deep green, with light green edging and mid rib, with some leaves strikingly bronze
  • This plant is primarily epiphytic and once it reaches a certain height, it sends out lateral branches and blooms with pendulous flower clusters which are pollinated by birds and bats.
  • Perfect plant for higher humidity vivariums or terrariums.

 

Recommended Pot Size: Small - Medium

 

Josh’s Frogs offers a wide variety of glass terrariums, container garden soils, drainage layers, and other supplies for all of your indoor gardening needs.

 

Temperature requirement: 75 - 95°F

 

Humidity: Humid (70-100%)

 

Watering frequency: Frequent watering required. Do not let the soil dry out.

 

Lighting: Partial Shade

 

Soil type: Well draining potting soil or a prepared soil mixture such as Josh's Frogs Potting Soil mix offered Here

 

Growth rate: Slow - Moderate

 

Height (at maturity): Up to 24 feet tall (once the plant has adhered to a tree)

 

Origin: Native to Central and South America

 

Regional locality: Growing epiphytically up trees in higher altitude forest

 

USDA Hardiness Zone: 12



Suggested Animal Terrarium/ Vivarium Use:

 

Aquatic

Temperate

  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups
  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Snakes
  • Geckos
  • Temperate Vivariums

Tropical

Desert

  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Snakes ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Tropical Vivariums ✔
  • Toads
  • Lizards and tortoises
  • Geckos
  • Desert Vivariums



Care Notes: This plant requires high humidity and frequent waterings to thrive



Shipping Notes:

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly, removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home.

 

ALL PLANTS ARE SHIPPED IN POTS WITH SOIL OR OTHER MEDIA UNLESS IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY TO SHIP BARE ROOT

 

The plant pictured is in a 2.5in pot

This Marcgravia plant has been in a naturalistic vivarium set up with dart frogs and has had time to grow in for 3-4 months. This picture is a representation of the growth habit of Marcgravia in general.

 

Shipping

This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

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This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

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Amy

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Lovely

Beautiful little plant with several stems and lots of new growth.

Amy

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Cute

Very cute little starter. So cute, I had to buy another for myself. It’s still adjusting to its new home in my terrarium.

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