Zebra Plant

Aphelandra squarrosa


She's wildly striking, but this dark, striped lady is a bit temperamental and needs a little extra TLC. Keep her in the sun, but not too direct; give her a bit of water, but not too much. With the right love and attention, she'll keep her flair.

Signature Medium pot: 6.5" H x 7" W

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Care Tips

Placement of Plant

In a room that gets a medium amount of natural light. Bright, sunny windows should be avoided.

Light Details

Medium, indirect light. Direct, bright sunlight should be avoided.

Water Amount

Water when soil is partially, but not completely, dry. Water thoroughly and consistently.


Does well at room temperature between 60°F - 77°F. Cold temperatures should be avoided.

Humidity Tolerance

Prefers higher levels of humidity, around 75% or above.

Repotting Needs

Repot after about one year.

Unhealthy Plant

Drooping leaves are a sign of underwatering. Browning leaf tips may be a sign of too much sun.


None that we know of. This plant is pet-friendly.

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