Apoballis Lavallael (Apoballis acuminatissima 'Lavallaei')

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Apoballis Lavallael (Apoballis spp.)
Mature Height 2-3 feet
Mature Width 1-2 feet
Spacing Allow 1-2 feet between plants
Sunlight Thrives in bright, indirect light; can tolerate partial sun/shade
Temperature Tolerance Prefers temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C)
Watering Needs Moderate, water when the top inch of soil feels slightly dry
Growth Rate Moderate
Difficulty Level Low-maintenance, suitable for both beginners and experienced enthusiasts
Grows Well Indoors Yes, suitable for indoor growing with bright, indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Typically blooms in late spring to early summer
Origin Native to the tropical regions of Southeast Asia

How to Grow

Apoballis Lavallael thrives in indoor conditions and prefers moderate to bright, indirect sunlight. It can tolerate lower light levels but may grow more slowly. Plant it in well-draining potting mix and ensure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogged roots.

Care Tips

Apoballis Lavallael is relatively low-maintenance. Keep the soil evenly moist but avoid overwatering, as it is more tolerant of slight drought than root rot. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry. Fertilize with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Pruning is usually not necessary, but you can remove any yellow or damaged leaves for aesthetic purposes.


Apoballis Lavallael is a popular choice for indoor decoration and is often used in homes and offices to add a touch of elegance with its colorful foliage. Its low maintenance requirements make it an excellent choice for both beginners and experienced plant enthusiasts.

Planting Tips

When planting Apoballis Lavallael in a pot, select a container with drainage holes and use a well-draining potting mix. Place the plant in an area with bright, indirect light. Water thoroughly when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch, allowing excess water to drain out of the pot.


Regular maintenance includes watering when needed and feeding during the growing season. Keep an eye out for yellowing leaves, which may indicate overwatering. Ensure the plant is protected from drafts and cold temperatures, as it prefers warmth and humidity.

Pests and Diseases

Apoballis Lavallael is relatively resistant to pests, but it can occasionally attract mealybugs or spider mites. Inspect the plant regularly, and if pests are present, treat with neem oil or insecticidal soap. Maintain good airflow around the plant to prevent fungal diseases, and avoid overwatering to prevent root rot.



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