• Philodendron Patriciae
    Philodendron,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Philodendron Patriciae Care

    The key to philodendron patriciae care is to not overwater it… Philodendron Patriciae Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 50% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix.  Humidity: 70%. Temperature: 15-32°C (59-90°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering, pests. Introduction The philodendron patriciae is known for it’s long elongated wrinkly leaves. This is a really rare plant that goes for a lot of money due to the demand for it’s amazing architetural leaves. Philodendron Patriciae Light Needs Medium to bright…

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  • Philodendron Melanochrysum Care
    Philodendron,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Philodendron Melanochrysum Care

    The key to philodendron melanochrysum care is to not overwater it and check it for pests regularly… Philodendron Melanochrysum Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top half of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A high nitrogen feed once a week in spring summer. Soil: Use moss or a really well draining compost and perlite mix. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 18-27°C (64-81°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot from overly wet soil. Introduction The Philodendron Melanochrysum is a velvet leaved climbing philodendron with thin elongated heart shaped leaves. Its popular for a good reason, we run down all you…

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  • Philodendron Jose Buono
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    Philodendron Jose Buono Care

    The key to philodendron jose buono care is to up the humidity and do not let the roots sit in soggy soil… Philodendron Jose Buono Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top half of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A high-in-nitrogen feed once a month in summer. Soil: A well draining and rich potting mix.  Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 14-27°(57-81°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering, pests on leaves. Introduction An all time favorite of mine, the jose buono is a head turner with it’s over sized leaves of mottled varegation… Light Needs Medium to bright indirect…

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  • Philodendron Paraiso Verde
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    Philodendron Paraiso Verde Care

    We run down all you need to know about philodendron paraiso verde care… Philodendron Paraiso Verde Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top half of soil is dry. Fertilizer: OK not to feed but if you do, a balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix with 20% perlite.  Humidity: 50-70%. Temperature: 14-30°C (57-86°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction This plant is a true statement plant, an absolute show stopper with it’s long elegant leaves of mottle green and mint green, it’s one of my favorites…

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  • Monstera Pinnatipartita
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Monstera Pinnatipartita Care

    The key to monstera pinnatipartita care is humidity and well draining compost… Monstera Pinnatipartita Care Summary Light needs: Plenty of indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if almost all of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: High nitrogen feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix with 20% perlite.  Humidity: 50-60%. Temperature: 18-27°C (64-81°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Browning leaves due to overwatering. Introduction Often confused for the monstera peru the monstera pinnatipartita is known for it’s rough and bumpy leaves that will fenestrate as it matures. Light Needs Give it plenty of indirect sunlight to get…

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  • Syngonium Mojito
    Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants,  Syngonium

    Syngonium Mojito Care

    The syngonium mojito is really easy to care for and propagate too, we run down all you need to know… Syngonium Mojito Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 50% of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: Not necessary, if you do, use a balanced fed monthly in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix with 20% perlite.  Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 15-30°C (59-86°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Yellow leaves due to over watering and leaf curling or crisping due to lack of humidity. Introduction Mint green and dark green mottled coloring have made…

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  • Philodendron Pink Princess
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    Philodendron Pink Princess Care

    The key to philodendron pink princess care is to give it plenty of indirect light to encourage the variegation and to not over water it… Philodendron Pink Princess Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top half of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix with 20% perlite.  Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18°C to 27°C (64-81°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering, mealybugs. Introduction One of the most popular rare houseplants in recent years – the philodendron pink princess is known for it’s bright pink…

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  • Philodendron Gloriosum
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    Philodendron Gloriosum Care

    The key to philodendron gloriosum care is to keep it out of direct sunlight, give it enough humidity but not too much water… Philodendron Gloriosum Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. No direct Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 50% of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: Well draining, rich. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18-27°C (64-81°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Spider mites, aphids, overwatering. Introduction The philodendron gloriosum is my favorite plant I have 5 of them at the moment. They are awesome, just a big bold leaf our of the ground!…

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  • Philodendron Burle Marx
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    Philodendron Burle Marx Care

    Philodendron burle marx care is all about keeping it’s roots in a well draining medium and only watering it when the soil is mostly dry… Philodendron Burle Marx Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 50% of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix with 20% perlite.  Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18-25ºC (64-77ºF). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering, mealy bugs. Introduction The philodendron burle marx is a really decorative climbing philodendron, named after the Brazilian architect, Roberto Burle Marx, famous for his work…

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  • Scindapsus Silver Hero
    Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants,  Scindapsus

    Scindapsus Silver Hero

    The scindapsus silver hero is an easy to care for and impressive plant, we run down all you need to know… Scindapsus Silver Hero Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water when top 50% soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil: Add 20% perlite to a standard potting mix. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Leggy stems due to low light and overwatering. Introduction The scindapsus silver hero is a climbing scindapsus with beautiful silvery green leaves. It is a relative to the scindapsus…

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