A houseplant sells for $19,000

New Zealand-ALSHARQIYA June 15: The price of a houseplant that was sold in New Zealand was more than 19 thousand US dollars.

According to CNN, the plant called "Ravidophora tetrasperma" contains nine leaves that were sold at the "Trade Me" auction house, New Zealand, at a price of $ 19,297.

Trade Me spokeswoman Millie Sylvester said it was the most expensive houseplant ever sold, at the auction site.

She emphasized that the sale was not easy, but witnessed fierce competition in the last minutes of the auction, after which he received more than 102 thousand views and more than 1,600 watch lists, which show how much people love house plants, as she put it.

Noting that houseplants have become a staple over the past two years, she said, "we've seen prices go up and up as more Kiwis jump in this new trend."

As for the "Ravidophora tetrasperma" plant, it is a rare white plant, containing 8 leaves with a ninth part about to wrinkle, and it is distinguished that each leaf has excellent coloration as is the case with the stem, and it is well rooted in a 14 cm pot, and the habitat of this plant is Thailand and Malaysia.


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