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Aspidistra elatior - Cast Iron Plant Xlarge 300mm pot

Aspidistra elatior (Cast Iron Plant) LARGE 300mm

The most impossible to kill plant on the market.

Loves shade. Even 95% dark is ok. Very slow growing. Very easy to maintain. 

Botanical Name: Aspidistra Elatior - Cast Iron Plant 250mm

Common Name: Cast Iron Plant

Current Height (from the top of the pot): 500mm

Living up to its name, the Cast Iron plant (Aspidistra Elatior) is the most impossible to kill plant on the market. This evergreen plant is very slow going and easy to maintain, loving shade even up to 95% darkness.


  • Broadleaf evergreen foliage plant
  • Dark green sword shaped leaves
  • Glossy and leathery leaves
  • Dense clumping
  • Stemless growing directly from short stalks
  • Slow growing
  • Most hardy plant on the market


Part Shade to Full Shade. Avoid direct sun

Ideal For:

  • House plant
  • Underplanting large trees
  • Accent plant
  • Border 
  • Indoors or outside

Plant Apart:

500mm apart

Height at Maturity:


Average Height:

from the top of the Pot: 300mm

Environment Conditions:

  • Soil: 
    • Average - slightly acidic and sandy soil 
    • Well-drained 
  • Climate:
    • Medium to low light
    • Can handle a wide range of conditions 
  • Durability:
    • Drought tolerant 


  • Low water requirement once established 
  • Use a slow release fertiliser annually 
  • Very self-sufficient - Little to no maintenance or grooming required
  • Can remove old foliage in spring to provide fresh growth


  • Adds contrast and texture to the landscape
  • A fantastic houseplant 
  • Adaptable to a wide range of garden styles 
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