Dragon’s Tongue – Potted Terrestrial
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Dragon’s Tongue – Potted Terrestrial Plants Imported from Singapore

Dragon’s Tongue (Hemigraphis repanda), an extraordinary and visually captivating plant that adds a touch of the mystical to your habitat. With its dragon-scale-like foliage and vibrant colors, Dragon’s Tongue is an exceptional choice for enthusiasts who seek to create a lush and visually striking environment. Transform your paludarium or terrestrial habitat into a living work of art with the enchanting presence of Dragon’s Tongue.

Care Guide: Dragon’s Tongue (Hemigraphis repanda) is a versatile and hardy plant that thrives in paludariums and terrestrial setups. Follow these guidelines to ensure optimal growth and vitality for your Dragon’s Tongue in a paludarium or terrestrial setting:

Paludarium Setup:

  • Substrate: Use a well-draining substrate suitable for both aquatic and terrestrial sections of the paludarium. A mix of coconut coir, sphagnum moss, and aquatic-friendly substrate works well.
  • Lighting: Provide a combination of bright, indirect light for the terrestrial portion and appropriate aquatic lighting for the submerged section.
  • Watering: Keep the substrate in the terrestrial section consistently moist. Maintain humidity levels between 60-80% to support healthy growth.

Aquatic Section:

  • If Dragon’s Tongue is planted in the aquatic section, ensure that it is partially submerged in water.
  • Maintain water quality with regular water changes, and provide appropriate aquatic lighting.

Terrestrial Section:

  • Dragon’s Tongue in the terrestrial section prefers well-drained soil. Ensure that water does not accumulate around the roots.
  • Misting the leaves in the terrestrial section will help maintain humidity levels.

Fertilization:

  • Use a balanced liquid fertilizer suitable for both terrestrial and aquatic plants every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).

Temperature:

  • Maintain temperatures between 70-80°F (21-27°C) for the terrestrial section.
  • Ensure that the aquatic section’s water temperature is suitable for the inhabitants.

Pruning:

  • Trim the plant regularly to control its size and encourage bushier growth.
  • Remove any dead or yellowing leaves to maintain the overall health of the plant.

Compatibility:

  • Dragon’s Tongue is compatible with a variety of amphibians and reptiles that appreciate lush and humid environments.
  • Ensure that the plant is placed in areas where it won’t be disturbed by the inhabitants.

Note: Dragon’s Tongue is well-suited for paludariums with both terrestrial and aquatic components, offering a dynamic and visually striking presence.

Experience the enchanting beauty of Dragon’s Tongue in your paludarium or terrestrial habitat. Order now to bring a touch of the mystical and extraordinary to your living masterpiece. Whether you’re an experienced paludarium enthusiast or a beginner, Dragon’s Tongue will add a layer of intrigue and beauty to your habitat.

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