African Mask Flowering on Overdrive
My African mask plant has flowered three times this summer growing season. I have had it for a year, and what I have read, flowering is supposed to be a rare occurrence. What is going on here? Does flowering mean the plant is happy, or rather, that it is on its last legs trying to make a chance at reproduction? I have included a gif to show you the flower if you haven't seen one.
It has put out several new leaves this summer, but I wouldnt say the plant is particularly lush. It looks healthy-- but I understand these are supposed to be difficult plants to keep. It lives on a gravel tray for humidity and is in bright indoor light. I had to move it farther from the window to avoid being burned. I have read that they like both a confined growing space but also well draining soil-- these things seem a bit counter-intuitive to me, so any insight on this would be great. How do you keep your African masks healthy?
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