Frequently Asked Questions

  • Pothos Safe For Cats
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Pothos

    Pothos Safe For Cats

    Introduction So, is pothos safe for cats? We run down all you need to know about pothos and pets… Is Pothos Safe For Cats? Pothos is not safe for cats if it is ingested, it an cause irritation and vomiting. Keep it out the way of them if you can. Source: aspca.org. Is Pothos Safe For Birds? Pothos is not safe for birds for the same reason as cats and dogs as it has calcium oxalate in it which can cause irritation. There has been some confusion as some online resources say pothos is safe for birds, but on further digging I found that they were referring to silver pothos…

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  • Philodendron Plant Care FAQ
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Philodendron

    Philodendron Plant Care FAQ: What You Need To Know

    Welcome to our Philodendron Plant Care FAQ article. We run down some frequently asked questions about philodendrons in general, and answer your questions… See also: Philodendron Black Cardinal, Philodendron Rio, Philodendron Spiritus Sancti, Philodendron Mamei Care, Philodendron White Princess, Philodendron Splendid, Philodendron White Knight. Do Philodendrons Like To Be Root Bound? Philodendrons are ok if their roots get a little crowded. But if they get too crowded it can hold back growth, so pot them up if they start to get root bound. Do Philodendrons Climb? There are different types of philodendrons: some are self-heading, some are crawling (they grow sideways like the gloriosum), and others are climbing philodendrons. Examples…

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  • monstera soil
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Monstera

    Monstera Plant Care FAQ: What You Need To Know

    Welcome to our Monstera Plant Care FAQ article. We run down some frequently asked questions about monsteras, what they need, and general how to’s. Can Monstera Live Outside? A monstera can live outside as long as it does not get too much exposure to freezing temperatures, and/or midday sun. If you can protect it from both these things you should be ok. Will Monstera Grow Back After Cutting? Monsteras will grow back after cutting. They will not necessarily grow back in the same way, but they should produce growth from the node nearest to the cut. See also: Monstera Deliciosa Care, Monstera Propagation, Can Monstera Live In Water?, Monstera Pinnatipartita…

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  • Hoya Plant Care FAQ
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Hoya

    Hoya Plant Care FAQ: What You Need To Know

    Welcome to our Hoya Plant Care FAQ article. We run down some frequently asked questions about hoya and some general care needs… Do Hoya Like Humidity? Hoya often grow best in the higher end of household humidity, about 60% is great. They’ll do just fine in 50% though. How To Make Hoya Bloom To get your hoya to flower, give it plenty of bright but indirect sunlight, some direct in mornings and evenings is good too. And fertilize them. If given the right care and are a mature plant they should flower. Can Hoya Grow In Water? You can root hoya cuttings in water. Hoya cuttings that have been started…

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  • Anthurium Plant Care FAQ
    Anthurium,  Frequently Asked Questions

    Anthurium Plant Care FAQ: What You Need To Know

    We run down some frequently asked questions about anthuriums and what they need on our guide: Anthurium Plant Care FAQ. See also: Anthurium Scandens, Anthurium Warocqueanum, Anthurium Luxurians Care, Anthurium Villenaorum, Anthurium Crystallinum Black. Can Anthurium Grow In Water? Anthuriums can grow in water alone. They looks great rooting in a clear glass jar as a center piece on a table. Do Anthuriums Like To Be Root Bound? Anthuriums are ok to be a little bit root bound, but you should pot them up a size if they do get crowded to get the best out of them. What Kind Of Soil Does Anthurium Need? Anthuriums like a really well…

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  • Closed Terrarium Plants
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Fun Projects,  Plant Accessories,  Terrarium

    Closed Terrarium Plants

    Welcome to our guide to closed terrarium plants. They have really risen in popularity recently. My youtube feed these days is about 50% videos people setting them up! I love them, they need a few easy to care for, humidity loving plants, we run down all you need to know… See also: Begonia Maculata, Fittonia, Care For Begonia Rex. What Plant Can I Put In A Closed Terrarium? Here’s a list of plants that will grow well in a closed terrarium: African violets Baby Tears Begonias Carniverous plants Ferns (maidenhair ferns do well) Fittonia (nerve plants) Jewel Orchids Moss Peperomias Syngoniums These are all easy to grow, and can adapt…

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  • How Fast Does String Of Pearls Grow
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Succulents and Cacti

    How Fast Does String Of Pearls Grow?

    Introduction We run down all you need to now about how fast string of pearls (aka curio rowleyanus aka senecio rowleyanus) growth rate and reaching maturity. How Fast Does String Of Pearls Grow? String of pearls can grow up to an inch (2.5cm) a month, in the warmer months with the right care. They will grow quickly, considering they are succulents, especially in the spring and summer growing months, and if given the right care conditions. See also: String Of Pearls Propagation, String Of Pearls Care, How Often – Watering Succulents, Propagating Succulents In Water. How Long Does It Take For String Of Pearls To Bloom? String of pearls can…

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  • Can Snake Plants Live Outside
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Succulents and Cacti

    Can Snake Plants Live Outside?

    Introduction Can snake plants live outside? Welcome to our concise guide covering all you need to know about snake plants (aka dracaena trifasciata) living and thriving outdoors. Can Snake Plant Survive Winter Outside? Snake plants can live out doors as long as it does not get down to freezing. You’ll need to bring them indoors when temperatures drop that low. I have known mine to survive some freezing temperatures as a one off but not for more than a few days. See also: Snake Plant Care (Dracaena Trifasciata), Propagation of Snake Plants, How Often – Watering Succulents. Is Snake Plant Indoor Or Outdoor? Snake plants do well outdoors, just make…

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  • Rubber Plant Drooping Leaves
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Rubber Plant Drooping Leaves

    Introduction Welcome to our concise guide to rubber plants drooping leaves , we cover all you need to know about fixing the problem and how to maintain a healthy plant. Why Is My Rubber Plant Leaves Drooping? The most common cause of drooping leaves is overwatering. Rubber plants are really tough, but they should not be allowed to sit in water logged soil after watering, as this can cause root rot, and leaf drop. The best thing to do is to check the soil with your finger each week but only water it if the top half of the soil is dry already, then after watering tip out any excess…

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  • How Fast Does Pothos Grow
    Frequently Asked Questions,  Pothos

    How Fast Does Pothos Grow?

    Introduction We run down all you need to know about pothos and their growth rate, as well as some frequently asked questions. Do Pothos Grow Quickly? Pothos grow really quickly. They can grow up to a centimeter a day (0.4 inches), in the warmer months and in ideal conditions. See also: Jessenia Pothos, Hawaiian Pothos, Glacier Pothos. How Long Does It Take For Pothos To Grow Leaves? Pothos can grow new leaves within two weeks or more. A new cutting will put most of their energy into growing new roots, then it will start to put out new foliage. Are Pothos Slow Growing? Pothos can be slow growing if in…

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