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Kokedama of spathiphyllum is a hardy, drought tolerant, low maintenance, air purifying and good luck bringer plant, it does not require to be fed or watered frequently and does exceedingly well at indoors conditions.

Plant: Spathiphyllum
Potting: Coco-peat mix
Wrapping: Moss, jute string
Location: Indoor, shade
Light: Shade, artificial light
Temperature: 15 to 35 degree Celsius

Kokedama of Spathiphyllum

Plant: Spathiphyllum
Potting: Coco-peat mix
Wrapping: Moss, jute strings
Location: Indoor, shade
Light: Shade, artificial light
Temperature: 15 to 35 degree celsius

We have tested it by placing at living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, thick shades at Delhi weather conditions for more than a year and it thrives. It does not require to be fed or watered frequently, watering it once in a month and a spoon of fertilizer every spring in the indoor conditions will make it more than happy. Go ahead and buy the kokedama, it tolerates ignoring nature, adds exotic elegance to the interior design, improves air quality, helps to fight sick building syndrome and last but not least helps to bring good luck.

What is kokedama?

Kokedama is a Japanese art of keeping bonsai plant without container, protecting plant roots by akadama (soil) wrapped with keto (peat) at outer layer to form a shape of ball. With enhancements now its common to use coco-peat based potting medium to replace soil and moss is used in place of peat, Kokedama is also known as moss ball or string garden.

How to care kokedama?

Caring kokedama is easier than care of regular indoor plants as coco-peat and moss are known for their moisture resistance, better aireration and light weight, kokedama doesn’t need to be watered frequently, cleaning once in a week is sufficient to maintain plant health.

How to water kokedama?

There are two methods to water kokedama, soaking and misting, depends on plant type either or combination can be used, its recommend to soak the ball in to the water for 5-10 mins, take it out and squeeze without damaging roots to drain access water, place it outdoor in shade for few hours before bringing inside again, you should do it every couple of weeks in summer and once in a month during winters.

When to fertilize kokedama?

Fertilization depends on type of plant, in general indoor plants doesn’t need to be fertilized frequently, offering water soluble fertilizer every spring is sufficient to keep the plant happy.

WHAT TO DO?

  • Every plant has different type of light, feed and water requirements.
  • Most of the plants like moderate watering, let the couple of inch at surface dry before watering again.
  • Some plants require frequent feeding but most, once in a year, feed the plant at beginning of spring.
  • Repot the plant every couple of years in slightly bigger container.

WHAT NOT TO DO?

  • Avoid frequent watering in winters, it will kill the plant.
  • Avoid temperature shocks like taking it suddenly indoors or outdoors.
  • Avoid partial watering and use water sprayers to water equally in all directions.
  • Avoid repotting plants in large containers, most of the plants likes to be in groups.
  • Avoid over fertilizing, quantity depends on NPK ingredients but plants do need not more than a spoon.

COMMON UNDERSTANDING

Plants are living creatures require a little sensitivity towards them, following common instructions are helpful for keeping them happy:
  • Dig around the root zone with your fingers to a depth of 2-3' for small plants and water generously when the soil feels dry to the touch.
  • Use a balanced fertilizer i.e., 10-10-10, 14-14-14 (Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K)) food with micro-nutrients.
  • Be observant of the changes in plant vigor and growth, plants are more susceptible to disease and pests if they are weakened through poor maintenance.
  • It is good to make it a practice to inspect plants progress so you can spot systems of disease or insect infestations well in advance of any serious problem.
  • Pruning is required at times for plant health and aesthetics, as a general note remove the damaged leaves and branches as soon as those are noticed to avoid infections.

SHIPPING

  • We deliver living items only in Delhi NCR.
  • We ship non living items to all over India.
  • Plants images are for recognition purpose only.
  • Actual size may vary as natural plants grow their ways.
  • Orders which are not processed can be cancelled on request.
  • We reserve right of cancelling any order without intimation.
Normal Delivery (1-15 Working Days)
  • Living items are delivered door step by our staff.
  • Non living items are shipped via reliable couriers.
  • Living and non living items are dispatched within 1 to 15 days.
Store Pickup
  • Items purchased with the local pick up can be picked from our store at Gurgaon.
  • Items can be delivered by us with minimum delivery charges.
Shipping Charges
  • Heavy plants above 20kg weight can be purchased with store pickup.
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1 review for Kokedama of Spathiphyllum

  1. Dr. Nisha Bhardwaj (Reviewer)

    Dr. Nisha Bhardwaj (Reviewer)

    Excellent.

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