Propagation

  • Peacock Fern
    Ferns,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Peacock Fern

    Welcome to our guide to the Peacock Fern plant, all you need to know to care and propagate this plant, including soil, water, light and humidity. Peacock Fern Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Keep them moist – check twice a week and water if top 30 or 40% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A really well diluted feed, sparingly. Soil: A normal potting compost. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 16°C to 30°C (61-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Peacock fern, spikemoss, selaginella willdenowii. Common issues: Underwatering, leaf yellowing. Introduction Peacock fern aka spikemoss aka selaginella willdenowii, is a great…

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  • Hoya Cumingiana
    Hoya,  Plant Care,  Propagation

    Hoya Cumingiana

    Welcome to our guide to the Hoya Cumingiana all to you need to know about care and propagation… Hoya Cumingiana Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if totally dry. Fertilizer: A balanced liquid feed in the warmer months. Soil: A Hoya Soil Mix Humidity: 70% Temperature: 21-27°C (70-80°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction The hoya cumingiana is a beautiful little plant, they grow don’t vine down as much as other hoyas, they grow upright when juvenile, almost like a small zz plant. They look great when trained to a pole or trellis to…

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  • Anthurium Pallidiflorum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants

    Anthurium Pallidiflorum

    Welcome to our guide to the Anthurium Pallidiflorum, all you need to know to care and propagate this plant, including soil, water, light and humidity needs. Anthurium Pallidiflorum Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check the soil once a week and water if top 50% is dry. Fertilizer: A high in nitrogen feed, every 3 to 4 weeks in spring and summer. Soil: A chunky mix with orchid bark and perlite, see: Anthurium Soil. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 18°C to 26°C (64-79°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Yellow leaves from overwatering. Introduction The Anthurium Pallidiflorum is a strap leaved anthurium…

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  • Trachyandra Tortilis
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants,  Succulents and Cacti

    Trachyandra Tortilis

    Welcome to our guide to the Trachyandra Tortilis all you need to know about care and propagation, including light, water, soil, temperature and humidity needs… Trachyandra Tortilis Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Let the soil dry out before watering it again, check it weekly. Fertilizer:  A diluted fertilizer during spring and summer. Soil: Cactus and succulent compost. Humidity: 50% Temperature: 5-15°C (41-59°F)  Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Ribbon plant, Anthericum tortile Baker Common issues: Root rot from overwatering Introduction Trachyandra Tortilis is a fascinating species of succulents that instantly grabs all the attention thanks to its coil-like decorative leaves.…

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  • Anthurium Magnificum
    Anthurium,  Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants

    Anthurium Magnificum

    Welcome to our guide to the Anthurium Magnificum care and propagation. The key to caring for your magnificum is moist soil, high humidity, and bright indirect sunlight. Anthurium Magnificum Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect light. Watering needs: Water when the top layer of soil (1 inch or 2 cm) is dry. Check it at twice a week. Fertilizer: Feed once a month in summer, with a well-diluted high in nitrogen fertilizer. Soil: A rich but well draining compost, with added sand and perlite. Humidity: 60-70%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Pest on the leaves. Introduction Warning,…

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  • Sansevieria Sayuri
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants,  Succulents and Cacti

    Sansevieria Sayuri

    Welcome to our guide to the Sansevieria Sayuri, covering all you need to know about care and propagation… Sansevieria Sayuri Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if soil is dry all the way down. Fertilizer: A dedicated cactus and succulent feed every 3 or 4 weeks in the spring and summer. Soil: A cactus and succulent compost (see: Succulent Soil) Humidity: 40%. Temperature: 18-25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Sansevieria Metallica. Common issues: Drooping and mushy leaves due to by overwatering, Introduction The Sansevieria Sayuri is known for its light silvery green…

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  • Begonia Pavonina
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants

    Begonia Pavonina

    Welcome to our guide to the Begonia Pavonina, covering all you need to know about care and propagation… Begonia Pavonina Care Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, water if top 60% or more is dry.  Fertilizer: A balanced feed every 2 or 3 weeks in spring and summer. Soil:  A mix of 75% potting compost and 25% perlite. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 16°C to 30°C (61-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Peacock begonia. Common issues: Leaf burn from too much sun, irregular watering. Introduction The Begonia Pavonina aka the Peacock Begonia is known for the metallic-blue glimmering…

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  • Ficus Triangularis
    Plant Care,  Propagation

    Ficus Triangularis

    Welcome to our guide to the Ficus Triangularis all to you need to know about care and propagation… Ficus Triangularis Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil twice a week in summer, once the rest of the year. Water when soil is almost dry, Fertilizer: Use a balanced feed monthly in summer. Soil: Add 20% perlite to normal potting soil. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 17-27°C (62-81°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Triangle Fig. Common issues: Pests, over and under watering.  Introduction The ficus triangularis a.k.a. the triangle fig is a small indoor tree known for it’s triangular shaped leaves. See…

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  • Sansevieria Black Coral
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Sansevieria Black Coral

    Welcome to our guide to the Sansevieria Black Coral, all you need to know to care and propagate this plant, including soil, water, light and humidity. Sansevieria Black Coral Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly and only water if soil is dry all the way down. Fertilizer: A dedicated succulent feed every 3 weeks in the summer. Soil: A well draining cactus compost (succulent compost). Humidity: 40%. Temperature: 18°C-30°C (65-85°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Black Coral Snake Plant. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction The Sansevieria Black Coral (aka Black Coral Snake Plant) is a dark green and black…

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  • Senecio Serpens
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants,  Succulents and Cacti

    Senecio Serpens

    Welcome to our guide to the Senecio Serpens, covering all you need to know about care and propagation… Senecio Serpens Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight, some direct. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water when soil is dry all the way down.  Fertilizer: A cactus and succulent fertilizer monthly in summer. Soil: A well draining cactus and succulent soil (See: Succulent Soil). Humidity: 40%. Temperature: 16-29°C (61-84°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Curios repens, blue chalk sticks. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction The wonderfully blue Senecio Serpens (aka curios repens, aka blue chalk sticks), is an impressively blue colored succulent, originally from…

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