BOTANICAL NAME: Castanospermum australe
COMMON NAME: Blackbean / Morton Bay Chestnut
DESCRIPTION: Leaves large, odd pinnate and glossy green. These plant are usually multi planted. Up to 10 seed are used per pot which produces a very full pot of foliage for indoor use. This plant grows to 20m in it’s natural habitat.
LIGHT/POSITION: High light to full sun position.
WATERING: In high light areas the plant consumes large amounts of water.
CLEANING: Spray and wipe to remove dust.
PESTS: Mealy bug are common pests inside or outside. Spray as soon as seen.
DISEASES; None prevalent in indoorscape.
FERTILISING: Weak liquid fertiliser in active growing period only.
PRUNING: Remove spent leaves.
PRESENTATION: Rotate to light.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Australian Native.