How to Care for a Stromanthe Triostar

How to Care for a Stromanthe Triostar

use these instructions to care for a stromanthe triostar. this guide will tell you how to water your stromanthe triostar, its light, temperature, and humidity preferences; and any additional care your plant might need to help it grow.

Light Requirements

Place the Triostar medium a warm, well-lit spot. The more indirect light the plant receives, the more variegation you will see on the leaves. Never expose it to direct sunlight, you will see burn spot on the leaves.

Water Requirements

Keep the soil just slightly damp and allow the top inch to dry out before watering again.  Be careful to not overwater the Triostar Stromanthe or the roots will rot and eventually the plant will die.  In the winter allow the soil to dry out a little more but never completely.

Humidity Preference

Your Triostar loves a humid environment, so feel free to mist every day. Use a pebble tray or a humidifier during the winter months when the air tends to be much drier. The leaves will turn brown and crispy when the air is too dry.

Optimum Temperature

Triostars prefers temperatures between 65-80 degrees during the day and no cooler than 60 degrees at night. Avoid placing your plants near heating and air conditioning vents and fans.  

Plant Food

Feed a stromanthe every month during the Spring-Fall months when it producing new leaves. Always dilute the fertilizer to the ½ strength and never apply on dry soil.

Additional Care

Turn your plant every week since it will reach for the light.  Adding humidity is keep in keeping this plant healthy, thriving and full of splendid colors.


Stromanthe Triostars are non-toxic to humans and pets.