Rare Houseplants

  • Monstera Dubia
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Monstera Dubia

    Welcome to our guide to monstera dubia care. The new popular kid on the block, the monstera dubia, is relatively easy to look after for as long as you meet a few care requirements and treat it like an epiphyte, read on for more info… Monstera Dubia Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when the top inch (2cms) or so of soil is dry. Fertilizer: Balanced feed once a month in summer. Soil: A well draining, rich soil with some added perlite. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18°C to 25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Other names: Shingle plant. Common issues:…

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  • Monstera Albo
    Monstera,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants,  Variegated Monstera

    Monstera Albo

    The monstera albo is not too difficult to care for, in fact are very similar in need to their non-variegated relatives, you just need to get their light needs right… Monstera Albo Care Summary Light needs: Bright and medium indirect sunlight. Be careful about giving them enough light to encourage variegation, but not o much to much the white parts of the leaves. Watering needs: Water when the top layer is dry. Fertilizer: Balanced feed, well diluted, once a month in summer. Soil: Rich, well draining. Humidity: 70%. Mist them once or twice a week. Temperature: Normal household temperatures are ok. Move them away from cold windows in the winter.…

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  • Philodendron Gloriosum
    Philodendron,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    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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  • Neon Pothos
    Plant Care,  Pothos,  Rare Houseplants

    Neon Pothos Care

    Neon pothos are a hardy and easy to look after houseplant, just give them plenty of light to keep the color in those leaves. The key is to give it plenty of light to encourage those colors, but not too much that the color burns or bleaches out. Neon Pothos Care Summary Light needs: The Neon Pothos needs a good amount of indirect sunlight to maintain it’s brilliant color.  Watering needs: Let the plant dry out between waterings then soak it.  Fertilizer: It is not necessary to feed it, but if you like tou can fertilize once a month or so in the growing season, but don’t in winter.  Soil:…

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  • Giant Pothos
    Plant Care,  Pothos,  Rare Houseplants

    Giant Pothos

    Welcome to our guide to giant pothos care. Taking care of a giant pothos indoors is fairly easy, we run down how to get the best out of this impressive plant… Giant Pothos Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil once a week and water when the top 40% soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced feed once a month in the summer. Soil: A standard potting mix will be fine. Humidity: 50%. Temperature: 18°Cto 23°C (64-73°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Common issues: Over and under watering. Introduction A giant pothos is like a much bigger golden pothos.…

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