Dischidia are from the Milkweed family (Apocynaceae) and are the sister genus of Hoya. They're epiphytic and grow in tropical parts of China and India. Their chubby leaves hold on to water and they are known for their symbiotic relationship with ants - they're sometimes referred to as 'Ant Plants'.
Foliage: Approximately 10cm in length
Temperature: Ideally between 15 and 20°C.
Light: These plants grow in fairly low light - their natural environment is fairly shaded by dense rainforest canopy. I'd recommend indirect light for this plant for at least half the day and avoid draughts as this could shock the plant.
Air Humidity: They need high humidity.
Watering: Keep soil moist between spring and autumn, allow the top inch of soil to dry out between watering. Keep the soil drier in winter.
Potting mix: Dischidia enjoy a barky and coco coir mix that allows the roots to breathe. Change potting mix each year.
This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.
You’ll see we are constantly updating the website with new stock and plants and have begun deliveries in Lake Macquarie, Newcastle & The Hunter regions.
We will do our best to get your plants to you the same day, but we are still a small team so it may be the next day depending on when you place your order.
Please provide your mobile number when checking out as we will TXT you when your order has been delivered.
Delivery is charge at a flat rate of $10 for all orders within 30kms of our Boolaroo store. Our minium order is $20 for all local deliveries.
Australia Post & Sendle are available for further out than that with our plant postal service but we would prefer to deliver in person.
Plant postal service
As of June 1st 2020 we will only be posting a select range of plants.
Shipping is capped at $16.95 AU sitewide. This excludes large or heavy items, which may occur an extra postage fee.
All parcels are sent with tracking numbers, which you will receive once your order has been processed.
Plants can vary in appearance due to growing conditions, the seasons and maturity. Please note that plants pictured on the website are representative only and the plants received may be slightly different in appearance.
Please remember that plants are living, breathing creatures and just like us they can get grumpy and have some flaws. Don't be discouraged if your new plant gets a little shock or a lost leaf here or there after arrival. This can be perfectly normal after spending a few days in a sealed dark box.
WA, TAS, NT
If you live in WA, TAS or NT you have the option of using Home of houseplants quarantine service
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Click & Collect
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