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Cryptanthus plant, Cryptanthus fosterionus , Starfish Plant

(1 customer review)

1) Name of Plant (Common name/ Botanical name)- Starfish plant / Cryptanthus fosterionus 

2) Type of Plant (Indoor/ Outdoor)- Indoor

3) Size of pot – 5 inches

4) Seasonal/ Perennial – Perennial

5) Flowering/ Foliage- Foliage

6) Place to keep- Bright Indirect Light


899 in stock

149.00 330.00

899 in stock

Estimated delivery date 2024/07/20
1,089.00 for 3 item(s)

Cryptanthus Fosterinous Plant

Description of Cryptanthus Fosterinous Plant

Cryptanthus fosterinous plant are more commonly known as Earth Stars, a name they received because of the shape of their foliage. This bromeliad with rosettes to 30cm across. Leaves to 15cm long by 2cm wide, bright rose pink with a dark purplish median stripe and transverse bands of white. Leaf margins thorny.

Plant Specifications

Common Name Earth Stars, Starfish plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 1 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

  • When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
  • While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.

Cryptanthus Care

Earth Stars is propagated through the suckers.

Sunlight Bright Indirect sunlight
Watering Moderately
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer Use any balanced organic fertilizer.
Plant Protection Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Special Feature of Cryptanthus Fosterinous Plant

The plant has an interesting color of foliage with bands.


  • The plant is highly preferred for the gardens as the foliage is beautiful.
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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Product Contains

Sr No. Product Name
1 Cryptanthus Fosterinous
2  5 inch Round Plastic Pot (Black)/ Grow bag

Based on 1 review

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  1. bahugunasaurav1234

    Plant arrives in very good condition. Vey beautiful plant, really loving it.