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alocasia

Alocasia Care Alocasias are stunning tropical houseplants that add a touch of drama to any space. They are recognized for their lush, glossy leaves that vary in size, colour and patterning depending on the cultivar. Each unique variety is eye-catching and décor-worthy. Varieties: Regal Shield, Tiny Dancer, Bambino, Black Velvet, Melo, Pink Dragon, Polly, Cuprea, Silver Dragon, Velvet Elvis, Bisma, Sarian, Elephant Ears Lighting: These plants enjoy bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause burnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Alocasias can adapt to lower humidity levels but will flourish in an environment with more moisture. You can add humidity around your plant by placing it on a pebble tray or misting it occasionally. Fertilizer: Alocasias only require fertilizer in spring, summer, and early autumn. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package recommendations.

Aluminum plant

Aluminum Care This tropical is named for the silver flecks on its shiny green leaves. Aluminum, or Pilea Cadierei, has an easy-going nature which makes it a wonderful house plant. Annual pruning encourages the plant to produce more leaves and keeps it looking full. Lighting: This plant prefers indirect, bright light to maintain its unique colouring. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause burnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: The Aluminim plant adjusts well to average household humidity. Fertilizer: Fertilize monthly during Spring and Summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package instructions.

Basjoo banana

Banana Plant Care Thanks to the extraordinary display of lush foliage and white blooms, this tree’s tropical charm fits makes it a lovely piece of décor in any dull space. Many loved its broad, green, and paddle-shaped leaves in a spiral-like form that fan out beautifully. Banana Plant helps purify the air indoors. Varities: Super Dwarf Cavendish, Maurelli Ensente aka Red Banana, Basjoo Lighting: This high-light plant requires full sunlight to assume its full potential. Provide it with lots of bright, indirect light to full sun. Irrigation: Maintain moderately moist soil. Irrigate when the topsoil is dry to the touch. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Banana plants thrive in an environment with higher moisture levels. When kept indoors, add humidity around your plant by using a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Consider placing this plant in a kitchen or bathroom where humidity levels are higher. Fertilizer: Use a balanced fertilizer once a month during the growing season- spring and summer. Basjoo Outdoor Care: Plant your banana plant outside to add a tropical look and feel to your landscape. Your plant will require insulation through the winter months. Before frost comes cut your banana plant down. We like to leave our stock 1-2 feet tall. Completely cover the stock with mulch and straw. We suggest a diameter of 3ft around.

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise Care One of the most popular indoor houseplants, the Bird of Paradise is pleasing to the eye and brings a tropical feel to indoor spaces. Its large, dramatic leaves grow mostly upright and are supported by sturdy stems. If any of the leaves split over time don't be concerned. The leaves of this plant are naturally perforated and have adapted this way to become more aerodynamic in the windy tropics. Varities: Bird of Paradies, White Bird of Paradise Lighting: These plants enjoy lots of bright, indirect sunlight. They can handle some direct sun when acclimated appropriately. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Bird of Paradise plants will adapt to average household humidity but will thrive in an environment with higher moisture levels. You can add humidity around your plant through the use of a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Boston Fern

Boston Fern Care Boston ferns are a customer favourite for both inside and outside the home. They look great on a patio during the summer and thrive indoors throughout the rest of the year. In addition to being a low-maintenance plant, Boston Ferns also make the list of NASA's clean air plants. Lighting: For indoor growing conditions, Boston Ferns prefer medium to bright indirect sunlight. If outdoors during the summer, it is best to keep this plant in an area where it will receive shade to partial shade. Direct sun, especially during the summer will result in sunburnt foliage. Irrigation: During the summer, ferns require frequent irrigation to achieve optimal performance. It’s best to keep the soil evenly moist and watered. During winter months, they have medium water needs. Water when the top soil feels dry. Humidity: Boston ferns adapt to average household humidity levels but will appreciate some extra moisture. Add humidity around your plant by using a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Consider placing this plant in a kitchen or bathroom where humidity levels are higher. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in the spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package instructions.

Calatheas

Calathea Care Calatheas are known for their lush foliage and bold patterning. As part of the prayer plant family, you can expect their leaves to open and close with the time of day. This habit exposes a striking shade of dark purple that many varieties have on the underside of their foliage. Varities: Dottie, Leopardina, Little Princess, Makoyana, Orbifolia, Peacock, Pinstripe, Rattlesnake, Red Mojo, Rosy, Royal Standard, Sanguinea, Vittata, Zebrina, Ctenanthe, Burle Marx, Stromanthe Lighting: These plants enjoy medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause sunburnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Calatheas thrive in an environment with higher moisture levels. You can add humidity around your plant through the use of a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Consider placing this plant in a kitchen or bathroom where humidity levels are higher. Fertilizer: Calatheas only require fertilizer in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package recommendations.

Caladium

Caladium Care Caladiums are tropical foliage plants known for their large, heart-shaped leaves that look hand-painted with stunning colour combinations. Their exotic foliage rivals any flowering plant. Lighting: These plants require indirect, bright light to maintain their vibrant foliage. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause burnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Caladiums prefer a humid environment. Add moisture around your plant by using a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in the spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package instructions.

China Doll Plant

China Doll Care China Doll is a fairly compact plant with bright and waxy fern-like leaves. In smaller pot sizes it has a bushy growth habit with finely divided leaves. This exquisite appearance is perfect for filling in empty spaces on walls, shelves, and tables. As the China Doll plant matures, it develops into a tree with woody stems and a thick canopy. Lighting: These plants enjoy medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause burnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: This plant adapts to average household humidity levels. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in the spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package instructions.

Chinese Evergreen

Chinese Evergreen Care Chinese Evergreen, or Aglaonema, is loved for its beautiful leaf colouring and easy-going nature. This sturdy plant is a great choice for beginners because of its tolerance for various growing conditions. Varieties: Spring Snow, Golden Madonna, Dazzling Gem, Silver Bay, Maria, Aurora, Red Peacock Lighting: Chinese Evergreens will tolerate low to medium light conditions; however, they will perform best with bright filtered or indirect sunlight. Place it in a well-lit room with windows away from direct light. If the foliage starts to lose some of its unique colouring or patterning place it in a brighter light location. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: These plants adapt well to average household humidity levels. Fertilizer: Chinese evergreens only require fertilizer in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package recommendations.

Coffee Plant

Coffee Plant Care With its beautiful, lush foliage and resilient nature, the Coffee plant’s popularity as an indoor houseplant continues to rise to the top. While the growing conditions in your home may not be sufficient to produce fruit, this plant’s large, dark green, glossy leaves with ruffled edges make up for it. Coffee plants have a compact growth habit and produce small, sweetly scented, and star-shaped white flowers when grown in ideal conditions. Lighting: Bright, indirect sunlight. Direct sun will burn the foliage of this plant. Irrigation: Maintain moderately moist soil. Irrigate when the topsoil is dry to the touch. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Coffee plants will adjust to average household humidity but thrive in an environment with higher moisture levels. You can increase humidity by using a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Cordyline

Cordyline Care Cordyline is a small tree or evergreen shrub that is popular for its vibrant, lance-shaped foliage. The multicoloured leaves display shades of bright pink, burgundy, and green. This striking colour palette adds a touch of drama and bold, tropical flair to any space. Lighting: This plant requires a high-light location to achieve its vibrant colouring. A South-facing window or bright West or East facing window is ideal. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Cordyline does well in average household humidity, but will also appreciate additional moisture from a pebble tray or the occasional misting. Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Crotons

Croton Care The croton has thick, distinctive leaves that display a wide variety of colours such as yellow, pink, red, and orange. Popular during Autumn for its vibrant colouring, this tropical foliage plant is often displayed in arrangements and planters. Take good care of them because their high-light care needs also make them great outdoor plants during the summer. Varities: Petra, Wavy Lighting: Crotons require a high-light location with direct sun to achieve its vibrant colouring. A South-facing window or bright West or East facing window is ideal. Irrigation: Maintain moderately moist soil. Irrigate when the topsoil is dry to the touch. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: This plant will adapt to average household humidity but will thrive in an environment with higher moisture levels. You can add humidity around your plant by using a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Fertilizer: Feed once during spring and once during summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

dieffenbachia reflector

Dieffenbachia Care Dieffenbachia are tropical foliage plants that are loved for their lush leaves and variety of unique patterning. They are forgiving plants with low-maintenance care reqirements making them ideal for new plant parents. Varities: Tropic Snow, Camo Panther, Reflector, Camille, Splash Lighting: These plants enjoy medium to bright, indirect sunlight. The less sun they receive, the slower they will grow. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause sunburnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Dieffenbachia do well in average household humidity. Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

4 Inch Dracaena Marginata Branched

Dracaena Care Dracaena varieties vary considerably in growth habit, colour, size, and shape. Their common characteristic is their long, pointed leaves that grow from a cane. Varieties: Fragrans, Lemon Lime, Janet Craig, Janet Craig Twisty Cane, Marginata, Marginata Braid, Marginata Weave, Marginata Open Weave, Rikki, Magenta, Mass Cane, Song of India, Song if Jamaica, Warkeckii, Jade Jewel, Malaika Lime, Twist, Janet Craig Lighting: These plants enjoy medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause sunburnt foliage. Irrigation: Dracaenas typically have low to medium water needs. Allow the topsoil to dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: This plant is happy in average household humidity levels. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in the spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package instructions.

Fatsia

Fatsia Japonica Care Also known as Japanese Aralia, this tropical plant makes a bold statement in any space due to its unique appearance. A hardy, upright plant with broad green leaves that stretch outwards, Fatsia plants can grow up to six feet tall indoors when cared for properly. Varieties: Fatsia Japonica, Variegated Fatsia Lighting: This plant prefers indirect bright light conditions. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: These plants will adapt well to average household humidity levels. Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package recommendations.

Ficus

Ficus Care Ficus are popular houseplants because of their easy-going nature and wide assortment of varieties. One of our most popular tropical plant families, ficus are available in many different of foliage shapes, colours and textures. Varieties: Benjamina, Starlight, Variegated Repens, Variegated Triangularis, Neon Marguerite, Rubber Ruby, Rubber Tineke, Ginseng Ficus, Rubber Shivereana Moonshine, Burgundy Rubber, Ruby Rubber, Green Rubber, Altissima Variegated, Neon Variegated Lighting: Ficus typically prefer bright indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun as it can burn the foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to partially dry between thorough waterings. Irrigate when the topsoil is dry to the touch. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Varieties typically enjoy average household humidity. Fertilizer: Once a month during the growing season-spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package directions.

Fiddle Leaf Fig

Fiddle Leaf Fig Care The Fiddle Leaf Fig, or Ficus Lyrata, is a popular tropical houseplant with an upright growth habit. It often becomes a focal point in a room as a floor plant and can grow up to six feet tall. Its beautiful broad, green leaves have deep veining and are attached to sturdy woody stems. Lighting: Fiddle leaf figs prefer lots of bright, indirect sunlight. For larger potted varieties, be sure to rotate your plant every few months to prevent a leaning growth habit. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Fiddle leaf figs will adjust to average household but will appreciate some extra moisture from the use of a mister, pebble tray or humidifier. Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

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Fittonia Care Also known as "Nerve Plant" or "Mosaic Plant", this tropical houseplant is identifiable by its bright, delicate veins that contrast against its dark green foliage. Fittonia is a low-growing plant which makes it perfect for hanging baskets and terrariums.  Varieties: We grow three different colours of Fittonia- red, white, and pink. Lighting: This plant prefers indirect, bright sunlight. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause sunburnt foliage. Lower light conditions may result in the plant losing some of its bright veining. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: This plant will adapt to average household humidity levels; however, it will appreciate a boost in humidity from a pebble tray , humidifier, or occasional misting. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in the spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package instructions.

Goldfish plant closeup

Goldfish Care Goldfish plants have thick, shiny leaves and vibrant orange flowers that resemble tiny goldfish. As they mature, their trailing stems will cascade down the sides of a pot, creating a pleasing display. Expect most blooms from Summer through Autumn. Lighting: This plant requires a lot of bright sunlight to produce maximum blooms; however, avoid direct sun as it can burn the foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Goldfish plants adapt to lower humidity levels but will appreciate the use of a pebble tray, humidifier, or occasional misting. Fertilizer: Once a month during spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package recommendations.

Lemon Cypress

Lemon Cypress Care Lemon cypress, also called Goldcrest, is an evergreen shrub with an upright growth habit that is characterized by its bright green-yellow foliage. Its common name comes from the lemon scent that its soft branches produce when touched. Help your Lemon Cypress maintain its vibrant colour by providing it with lots of bright light and periodic grooming. Lighting: This plant prefers bright indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun as it can burn the foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to partially dry between thorough waterings. Irrigate when the topsoil is dry to the touch. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: This plant enjoys average household humidity. Fertilizer: Once a month during the growing season-spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer and follow package directions.

Lipstick Twister

Lipstick Plant Care This easy-to-care-for vining plant has tubular scarlet flowers atop a lush green backdrop of foliage. It might look high maintenance, but follow some basic care instructions and it will grace your indoor spaces with its hearty growth and colourful blooms for years to come. Varieties: Twister, Black Pagoda, Mona Lisa, Lighting: Bright light is important to promote the growth of its beautiful blooms but keep out of direct sunlight. Irrigation: Overwatering of lipstick plants can lead to root rot so while they appreciate consistent moisture, allow the top couple of inches of soil to dry between thorough waterings. Fertilizer: Regular applications of a slow-release fertilizer during the growing season (Spring and Summer).

Lucky Bamboo

Lucky Bamboo Care Lucky bamboo, or Dracaena sanderiana, is a popular houseplant recognized for its clean, structural look and easy going nature. Lucky bamboo is commonly given as a gift because it is thought to bring luck, love, and happiness. Lighting: These plants enjoy low to medium indirect light. Irrigation: Keep the base of your bamboo stalks in water at all times. Change the water in its container every 2-3 weeks.

Ming Aralia

Ming Aralia Care The naturally twisted stems and fernlike foliage make the Ming Aralia a true treasure. Let its natural Bonsai-like appearance add a special touch to your home or office. Lighting: This plant enjoys bright indirect lighting conditions. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Ming Aralia plants appreciate environments with higher moisture levels. You can add humidity around your plant by using a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Money Tree

Money Tree Care Heralded around the world for its ability to bring wealth and prosperity, the money tree is a beautiful addition to any space. This classic tropical foliage plant has an intricately braided trunk and an array of five light green leaves radiating from each stem. The money tree is full of symbolism and is stunning to look at. Lighting: This plant will tolerate low to medium light conditions but will thrive in bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause burnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow soil to partially dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Money trees adapt to lower humidity levels but will appreciate the occasional misting between irrigations. Fertilizer: Use during the growing season- spring, summer, and early autumn. The best fertilizer to use is a balanced 20-20-20 or one that is similar. Follow package directions.

Monstera

Monstera Care Monsteras are as easy to care for as they are beautiful. With deep green, heart-shaped leaves that can easily grow to massive widths, this plant is well known for the vertical splits that run from the leaf's edge to its core. Monstera has a tendency to grow out and down, but place a moss-covered poll in the soil and watch in awe as this plant clings to it with aerial roots. Varieties: Minima, split leaf, swiss cheese, ginny Lighting: These plants enjoy medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause burnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow soil to partially dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Monsteras adapt to lower humidity levels but will appreciate the occasional misting between irrigations. Fertilizer: Use during the growing season- spring, summer, and early autumn. The best fertilizer to use is a balanced 20-20-20 or one that is similar. Follow package directions.

Pink Butterfly Arrangement

Nepthytis Care Also known as Arrowhead Plant, this naturally bushy tropical is an indoor favourite because of its broad leaves and easy-going nature. As it grows and matures it starts to vine, giving you the option to prune it and keep its original bushy shape or allow the vines to grow trail. Varieties: Strawberry Cream, Butterfly, Milk Confetti Lighting: Nepthytis prefer indirect bright light. Avoid direct sun which is likely to cause sunburnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Nepthytis can adapt to average household humidity but will flourish in an environment with more moisture. You can add humidity around your plant by placing it on a pebble tray, using a humidifier, or misting it occasionally. Fertilizer: Use a balanced fertilizer during the Spring and Summer. Follow package instructions.

Majesty Palm

Palm Care Physical characteristics of palms can vary depending on the variety; generally, their fronds help to bring a tropical feel to your indoor space and are perfect for filling in empty areas amongst your home decor. Standard Varities: Cat Pal, Majesty Palm, Areca Palm, Parlour Palm, Phoenix Palm Seasonal Varieties: During the Spring and Summer we carry various other varieties of exotic palms. Lighting: Generally, these plants enjoy lots of bright, indirect sunlight- this can vary based on variety. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Allowing soil to slightly dry permits oxygen to reach the roots. Humidity: Most palms we carry will appreciate a little extra humidity between waterings. You can add humidity around your plant by using a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Variegated Peace Lily

Peace Lily Care Peace Lily is a classic ornamental plant and a long-time favorite of many plant hobbyists and collectors. While its flowers may remind you of calla lilies, this famed air-cleaning plant is not a true lily since it’s actually a part of the Arum family. The leaves are glossy, dark green, and lance-shaped wich an arching growth habit. Varities: Domino, Peace Lily Lighting: Peace lilies will tolerate low to medium, indirect sunlight; however, they will grow best in indirect, bright light. Irrigation: Allow the soil to flightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. No need to worry if you fall behind on your watering schedule. This plant will droop its leaves to let you know it requires a drink. Humidity: Peace lilies apreciate a boost in humidity through the use of a humidifier, pebble tray, or occasional misting. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Peperomia

Peperomia Plant Care Peperomia plants have ornamental foliage that grows in a variety of colours and leaf patterns. Often mistaken as succulents, these plants are indeed tropicals; however, their thick, waxy leaves do contribute towards their drought tolerance and simple care requirements. Varities: Watermelon, Obtusifolia, Ginny, Hope, Ripple, Rosso, San Marino, Raisinette, Nivalis "Taco Leaf", Red Luna, Abricos, Gray Luna Lighting: This care will vary depending on the variety. Many peperomia varieties will tolerate low to medium, indirect sunlight; however, they will grow best in indirect, bright light. Irrigation: Allow about 50%-75% of the soil to dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: This will vary depending on the variety. Most peperomia cultivars will adjust to average household humidity but will apreciate a boost in humidity through the use of a humidifier, pebble tray, or occasional misting. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Pilea

Pilea Plant Care Pilea peperomioides is a playful-looking plant that is identifiable by its unique pad-like foliage. Also known by its common names, Friendship Plant or Chinese Money Plant, Pilea is loved not only because of its quirky aesthetic but also its easy-going nature. Lighting: This plant enjoys lots of bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid direct sun as it can burn the foliage. Rotate every so often to prevent the stems from tilting towards the light. Irrigation: Allow 50% to 75% of the soil to dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: This plant does not require added humidity. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Philodendron

Philodendron Care Philodendrons are popular indoor tropicals because of their simple care requirements and wide variety of styles. Most of the cultivars we produce have trailing growth habits and look stunning in hanging baskets or vining up a trellis. Varieties: Brasil, Silver Cloud, Cebu Blue, Green, Congo Rojo, Prince of Orange, Silver Sword, Burle Marx, Pink Princess, Micans, Birkin, Sellolum Lighting: Generally, philodendrons prefer indirect, bright sunlight. Direct sun can burn their foliage. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Philodendrons will adapt to average household humidity levels. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in the spring and summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package instructions.

Polka Dot

Polka Dot Plant Care Also known as "Freckle Face", this gorgeous plant is identifiable by its stunning foliage that is grown in shades of red, pink, green and white with spots of vibrant green. These charming plants are a perfect addition to your plant collection and add a burst of colour to any dull space. Lighting: This plant requires indirect, bright light to maintain its vibrant colouring. Keep away from direct sun which will burn its leaves. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Polka Dot plants will adapt to average household humidity but will appreciate the occasional misting, use of a pebble tray, or humidifier. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Pothos satin

Pothos Care Reputable and widely popular as houseplants, these trailing vines look great in hanging baskets or small pots. They offer lots of attractive varieties with green, heart-shaped leaves that vary in pattern, shades, and sizes. Some have creamy variegation on the leaves, while others have streaks of yellow or silver-like markings. Pothos can withstand neglect, too, so they’re perfect for busy plant parents. Varities: Golden, Marble Queen, Neon, Pearls & Jade Lighting: Many Pothos vareties will tolerate low to medium light conditions but prefer indirect, bright lighting. Be mindful of direct sun which will scorch the leaves. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Pothos plants will adapt to average household humidity. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Prayer Plant

Prayer Plant Care The Prayer Plant flaunts a striking display of patterned foliage. Its name originated from the fact that the unique-looking leaves remain flat during the day but fold up, resembling praying hands, at night. The decorative foliage is usually tri-coloured, featuring deep green, velvet-like sheets with red veins and yellow splotches along the center. Varities: Rabbit Tracks, Herringbone Lighting: This plant requires indirect, bright light in order to maintain its beautiful colouring. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Prayer plants prefer environments with higher moisture levels. You can add humidity around your plant by using a mister, pebble tray, or humidifier. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Tineke Rubber Plant

Rubber Plant Care One of the most popular indoor houseplants, Rubber Plants are loved for their broad, glossy leaves that come in a variety of different colours. They can be enjoyed as small to medium indoor house plants by restricting them to smaller pots or grown to become a focal point as a stunning indoor tree. Varities: Tineke, Ruby, Green, Burgundy Lighting: Rubber plants enjoy lots of bright, indirect sunlight. Direct sun will result in burnt foliage. Irrigation: Allow about 50% of the soil to dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Rubber plants are happy in average household humidity. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Spider Plant

Spider Plant Care Spider Plants are popular houseplants recognized for their air-purifying abilities and striking foliage. Although there are various spider plants available, the most common ones typically exhibit thin and narrow green leaves with distinctive white stripes. The leaves gracefully arch downwards, making an attractive display of greenery in hanging baskets. The plant forms plantlets (AKA baby plants) at the end of long and wiry flower stems, which dangle and give a spider-like appearance – hence the name Spider Plants or Airplane Plants. Varities: Curly, Variegated, Green Lighting: These plants enjoy medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Direct sun will burn the foliage. Irrigation: Allow about 50% of the soil to dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Spider plants adapt well to average household humidity. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Nanouk Tradescantia

Tradescantia Care Also known as Inch Plants, Tradescantia are fast growing vining plants that never go out of style. They have remained one of the most populat indoor tropicals across generations because of their easy going temperment and variety of cultivars. Varities: Nanouk, Pink Panther, Spathacea Silver, Sanna, Variegated White, Variegated Purple Lighting: This care requirement can vary based on the variety. Typically, tradescantia enjoy medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Direct sun will burn the leaves. Irrigation: Allow about 50% of the soil to dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Tradescantia appreciate environments with a little more moisture. They will enjoy the use of a pebble tray, humidifier, or occasional misting. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Waffle Plant

Waffle Plant Care The waffle plant makes a great addition to your tropical indoor jungle. Whether you place it on a tabletop, desk, or bedside table, this stunning houseplant with purple-hued foliage will bring a pop of colour to any room or office. Look closely at the leaves, and you’ll see the waffle-like texture that makes it even more appealing. Varities: Purple Waffle, Snow White Waffle Lighting: These plants enjoy bright, indirect sunlight. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Waffle plants will adapt to average household humidity. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

Zebra Plant

Zebra Plant Care This tropical plant is named for its white-striped veins on top of unique dark green foliage. The Zebra plant's beautiful patterning and contrasting colours add visual interest to any indoor space. Lighting: This plant enjoy lots of bright, indirect sunlight. Irrigation: Allow the soil to slightly dry between thorough irrigations. Water until liquid runs from drainage holes at the bottom of the pot and discard excess water. Do not allow your plant to sit in standing water as it will lead to root rot. Humidity: Zebra plants adapt well to average household humidity. Fertilizer: Feed once a month during the summer using a balanced fertilizer. Follow package recommendations.

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