Propagation

  • Peperomia Ginny
    Peperomia,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Peperomia Ginny

    Welcome to our guide to the Peperomia Ginny, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Peperomia Ginny Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Let the water dry out before watering gain, check soil weekly. Fertilizer: Feed once or twice a year in summer with a diluted plant feed. Soil: A well-draining soil containing perlite. Humidity: 50% Temperature: 60-80°F (15-26°C) Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Peperomia Ginny, Jelly, Tricolour Peperomia, Rainbow Peperomia, Red Edge Peperomia. Common issues: Root rot from soggy soil. Introduction Peperomia Ginny is a beautiful tricolour plant that does not need much attention to thrive. It is…

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  • Lemon Button Fern
    Ferns,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Lemon Button Fern

    Welcome to our guide to the Lemon Button Fern, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Lemon Button Fern Care Summary Light needs: Medium indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Keep the soil moist but not soggy Fertilizer:  A light application of liquid fertilizer every 2-3 months during the growing season. Soil: A loose, well-drained potting mix. Humidity: 60% Temperature: 60-80°F (15-26°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Nephrolepis cordifolia “Duffii”, Sword fern, Erect sword fern, Little-leaved sword fern, and Fishbone fern. Common issues: Overwatering, underwatering. Introduction The Lemon Button Fern (a.ka. Nephrolepis cordifolia “Duffii”) is a beautiful, low-maintenance plant that is…

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  • Gasteria
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Gasteria

    Welcome to our guide to the Gasteria, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Gasteria Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight, ca tolerate some direct. Watering needs: Check weekly but only water if completely dry. Fertilizer:  Feed once every spring with a cacti fertilizer. Soil: A cactus mix. Humidity: 40% Temperature: 65-85°F (18-29°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Ox Tongue, Cow’s tongue, Lawyer’s tongue Common issues: Overwatering. Mealybugs and aphids. Introduction Gasteria is a genus of succulent plants native to South Africa. These are popular houseplants and are known for their easy care. The name is derived from…

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  • Philodendron Moonlight
    Philodendron,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Philodendron Moonlight

    Welcome to our guide to the Philodendron Moonlight, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Philodendron Moonlight Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check it weekly and water when the top layer is dry. Fertilizer: Feed monthly with a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer during growing season. Soil: A well-draining, moisture-retentive, and humus-rich soil.  Humidity: 50% or more. Temperature: 65-78°F (18-26°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Lime Philodendron, Moonlight Philodendron. Common issues: Root rot caused by overwatering. Introduction The Philodendron Moonlight is a top pick for the plant lover who wants something a little different. It is a…

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  • Button Fern
    Ferns,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Button Fern

    Welcome to our guide to the Button Fern, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Button Fern Care Summary Light needs: Lot to medium indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Keep  moist at all times but not soggy. Fertilizer: Feed monthly in the growing season with a balanced liquid fertilizer. Soil: A well-draining potting mix with perlite. Humidity: 40-50%. Temperature: 60-75°F (15-24°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Round-leafed fern, Pellaea Rotundifolia. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction An easy-to-grow fern, Button Fern (a.k.a. Pellaea Rotundifolia) is perfect for those who are new to plants or have a difficult time keeping them alive. It is also…

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  • Alocasia Bambino
    Alocasia,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Alocasia Bambino

    Welcome to our guide to the Alocasia Bambino, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Alocasia Bambino Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water every one to two weeks, letting the soil dry out slightly between waterings. Fertilizer: A half strength balanced feed every month during the growing season. Soil: A well-draining, organic soil. Humidity: 65% and above. Temperature:  60-80°F (16-26°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Jewel Alocasia, Alocasia Bambino Arrow, Bambino Arrow. Common issues: Root rot from overwatering. Introduction Alocasia Bambino also known as Alocasia amazonica Bambino is a species of Alocasia that is native to…

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  • Maidenhair Fern
    Ferns,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Maidenhair Fern

    Welcome to our guide to the Maidenhair Fern, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Maidenhair Fern Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: They like to be kept moist at all times, not soggy. Fertilizer: Feed monthly in spring and summer with a half strength balanced feed. Soil: Equal parts peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite.  Humidity: 50-70%  Temperature: 60-70°F (16-21°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Venus Maidenhair and Five Fingers. Common issues: Inconsistent watering. Introduction Maidenhair fern is a popular houseplant that can add charm to any place around them. Maidenhair fern is more than just a…

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  • Calathea Makoyana
    Calathea and Maranta,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Calathea Makoyana

    Welcome to our guide to the Calathea Makoyana, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Calathea Makoyana Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Keep moist soil at all times but not soggy. Fertilizer: Feed every 2-3 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with half-strength, well-balanced fertilizer.  Soil: Equal parts of peat moss, perlite, and sand. Humidity: 60% or more. Temperature: 60-75°F (16-24°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Peacock Plant, Cathedral Window, Peacock Calathea. Common issues: Browning or yellowing of leaves from too much sun or irregular watering. Introduction The Calathea makoyana, also known as the…

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  • Hoya Rebecca
    Hoya,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Hoya Rebecca

    Welcome to our guide to the Hoya Rebecca, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs… Hoya Rebecca Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly and water it when the soil is dry to the touch. Fertilizer: Feed a diluted, all-purpose fertilizer once a month in the growing season Soil: Very well draining hoya mix. Humidity: 60% – 80%. Temperature:  64-72°F (18-22°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Wax Plant “Rebecca,” Wax Flower, Wax Vine. Common issues: Lack of light and pests. Introduction If you’re a gardening enthusiast, then you’re likely familiar with Rebecca Hoya, a cross between…

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  • Philodendron Elegans
    Philodendron,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Philodendron Elegans

    Welcome to our guide to the Philodendron Elegans, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs. Philodendron Elegans Care Summary Light needs: Medium indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly and only water the plant is the top half of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: Use a well diluted balanced fertilizer every 3 or 4 weeks in spring and summer. Soil: A mix of orchid bark and perlite with potting compost. Humidity: 60% and over. Temperature: 22-29°C (72-85°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Skeleton Key Philodendron. Common issues: Leaf yellowing and wilting from over watering. Introduction An attention grabbing houseplant,…

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