• Philodendron Florida Ghost
    Philodendron,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Philodendron Florida Ghost

    The Philodendron Florida Ghost is a beautifully leaved plant, it is perfect for standing on it’s own and demanding attention in a space. In this guide I show you all you need to know to look after it…. Philodendron Florida Ghost Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check once a week, water if the top 50% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A high nitrogen feed every 3 weeks in the summer. Soil: A well draining, loose, organic soil  Humidity: 60%-70%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Over and under watering, as well as bacterial diseases on the leaves.…

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  • Cebu Blue Pothos
    Plant Care,  Pothos,  Rare Houseplants

    Cebu Blue Pothos

    The cebu blue pothos is a show-stoppingly beautiful small houseplant, that has ballooned in popularity in recent months, and luckily is really straight forward to care for, we go into detail below… Cebu Blue Pothos Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Let the plants almost totally dry out then soak it. Fertilizer: Balanced fertilizer every month in the summer. Soil: A well draining, rich compost. Humidity: High end of household humidity, mist them 2 or 3 times a week. Temperature: 19-25°C (66-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Epipremnum pinnatum, blue pothos. Common issues: Under and over watering. Introduction Cebu blue is…

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  • Philodendron Camposportoanum
    Philodendron,  Plant Care

    Philodendron Camposportoanum Care

    Welcome to our guide to philodendron camposportoanum care… Philodendron Camposportoanum Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water when 50% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A high-in-nitrogen feed once a month in summer. Soil: 20% perlite, 80% standard potting compost. Humidity: 50-60%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering and pests. Introduction Philodendron camposportoanum is a small climbing philodendron, known for it’s heart shaped green leaves that have a velvetey pinky hue to them. We cover all you need to know about camposportoanum care… See also: Philodendron Sodiroi, Philodendron Jose Buono Care, Philodendron Splendid, Philodendron…

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  • Alocasia Tiny Dancer
    Alocasia,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Alocasia Tiny Dancer

    The key to caring for an alocasia tiny dancer is to maintain a high humidity level and not over water it…. Alocasia Tiny Dancer Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top 25% 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: 60-70%. Temperature: 18-25ºC (64-77ºF). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Crisping due to lack of humidity, pests on leaves. Introduction A thin stemmed, tiny leaved, delicate alocasia, the alocasia tiny dancer. It is a hybrid of alocasia brisbanensis ×…

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  • Philodendron Paraiso Verde
    Philodendron,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    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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  • Syngonium Rayii
    Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants,  Syngonium

    Syngonium Rayii

    The Syngonium Rayii is easy to look after, just water it well… Syngonium Rayii Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check once a week in winter, twice in summer, water if top 40% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A diluted balanced feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix with added perlite. Humidity: 40-60%. Temperature: 15-30°C (59-86°F). Where to buy:  Etsy or see these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Leaf crisping or drooping from underwatering. Introduction The syngonium rayii aka the velvet syngonium is a green velvet-leaved arrowhead plant with variegated white stripes down the center of the leaf. They are super easy to…

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  • Philodendron Thai Sunrise
    Philodendron,  Plant Care

    Philodendron Thai Sunrise Care

    The philodendron Thai sunrise is easy to care for as long as you keep it humid. We run all you need to know about philodendron Thai sunrise care… Philodendron Thai Sunrise Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if top half of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A well diluted balanced plant feed in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix with 20% perlite.  Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Leaf crisping from low humidity, leaf browning from overwatering. Introduction The philodendron thai sunrise, known for it’s striking lime green…

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  • Bloody Mary Philodendron
    Philodendron,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Bloody Mary Philodendron

    The bloody mary philodendron needs careful watering and plenty of indirect sunlight, read on for more detail… Bloody Mary Philodendron Summary Light needs: Bright but indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water once the top half-finger depth of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer every 2 or 3 weeks in the summer. Soil: A rich well draining potting compost. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 16-28°C (61-82°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering and underwatering. Introduction The Bloody Mary Philodendron is a burgundy red-stemmed philodendron with dark green leaves but the new leaves grow out red, this is a dream plant on many collectors’ wish lists! The…

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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 Joepii
    Philodendron,  Plant Care

    Philodendron Joepii Care

    Our ultimate guide to philodendron joepii care… Philodendron Joepii Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if most of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced feed once a month in spring and summer. Soil: A well draining soil. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 15-32°C (59-90°F). Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Yellowing, browning or dropping leaves from over watering. Introduction The philodendron joepii is named after the Dutch botanist Joep Moonen. It is a rare, tri-lobed, pointy-leaved green philodendron. See also: Philodendron White Princess, Philodendron White Knight, Philodendron Gabby. Light Needs Medium to bright indirect sunlight is best. How…

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