PLANT CARE

How to look after your new plant.

General Plant Care

Plant care 101, scroll down to find the plant you’re after.
Aeschynanthus Pulcher Mona Lisa

Prefers a bright, filtered light environment with moderate humidity. Allow the soil to stay moist but not soggy. Make sure the top few inches of the soil are dry before watering again.

Aphelandra Squarrosa “Zebra Plant”

Prefers bright, indirect light with soil kept slightly moist but not soggy.

Asplenium Nidus “Birds Nest Fern”

Prefers bright, indirect light with soil always kept moist but not soggy. Providing some direct sunlight is great for Asplenium to grow well.

Bangalow Palm

Prefers a warm and bright environment with moderate humidity. Keep soil moist.

Callisia Bubbles

Prefers a warm spot with bright, indirect light. Keep soil slightly moist but not soggy. Trim foliage to encourage lots of new growth.

Dracaena Marginata

Loves bright indirect light, no direct sun. Allow soil to dry in between watering to avoid overwatering.

Ficus Black Knight “Rubber Plant”

Hardy plant that requires a well-lit position but no direct sunlight. Allow soil to dry out between watering, particularly in winter. Dust the foliage regularly and prune stems to promote bushier growth and manage height.

Ficus Lyrata “Fiddle Leaf Fig”

Hardy plant that needs medium light. Water thoroughly then let soil dry out between watering. Rotate by 90-180 degrees every few weeks to promote even access to sunlight and promote more symmetrical growth.

Ficus Robusta “Rubber Plant”

Hardy plant that requires a well-lit position but no direct sunlight. Allow soil to dry out between watering, particularly in winter. Dust the foliage regularly and prune stems to promote bushier growth and manage height.

Fishbone Hanging Cacti

Low maintenance unique succulent. Prefers bright indirect light. Allow top half of soil to dry in-between watering.

Hoya Carnosa “Wax Plant”

Love a bright spot with indirect light. Avoid moving a flowering Hoya as the flowers can fall off.

Kentia Palm

Easy care plant will do best in a spot with bright, indirect light. Allow soil to dry slightly in between watering, particularly in winter.

Monstera

Love a warm humid environment with bright indirect light. Water only when top 1cm of soil has dried out slightly. Mist with water during hot, dry weather. Feed from spring to autumn once a month.

Parlour Palm “Chamaedorea Elegans”

Prefers area with high humidity. Soil around palm should be evenly moist but well drained, water freely during spring-autumn and reduce frequency during winter.

Peperomia Obtusifolia

Prefers medium to low light away from the sun. Water sparingly and allow soil to dry as deep as five inches before watering.

Philodendron Cordartum

Prefers very bright indirect light with humidity. Allow top half of soil to dry out before watering again.

Philodendron Imperial Red

Prefers very bright indirect light with humidity. Allow top half of soil to dry out before watering again.

Philodendron Selloum

Prefers very bright indirect light with humidity. Allow top half of soil to dry out before watering again.

Philodendron Xanadu

Prefers very bright indirect light with humidity. Allow top half of soil to dry out before watering again.

Platycerium “Staghorn Fern”

Low maintenance plant prefers indirect light, no direct sun. Allow soil to dry slightly in between watering.

Plectranthus

Low maintenance prefers bright indirect light. Keep soil evenly moist and well drained.

Rhipsalis

They prefer lightly moist, but not wet soil, but ensure they have ample time to dry out to avoid water buildup in the soil.

Rhipsalis Paradoxa

They prefer lightly moist, but not wet soil, but ensure they have ample time to dry out to avoid water buildup in the soil.

Sansevieria “Mother in Laws Tongue”

Can cope with full sun and dry air. Doesn’t need a lot of water and will handle becoming dry in-between watering’s

Schefflera “Umbrella Plant”

Prefer bright, indirect light. Water weekly during the growing season and mist the leaves frequently. Water thoroughly and let dry before watering again.

Strelitzia Reginae “Birds of Paradise”

Prefers very bright light with a little direct sun. Allow a good portion of soil to dry in between watering.

String of Bananas

Hardy, trailing succulent. Ideal for a spot with bright indirect light. Allow soil to dry completely in between watering, particularly in winter.

String of Pearls “Senecio Rowleyanus”

Creeping, evergreen succulent with cascading stems adorned with large, round bead-like leaves. White flowers are displayed during summer. Prefers very bright indirect light. Water only when soil dry all the way through.

String of Watermelon

Hardy, trailing succulent. Ideal for a spot with bright indirect light. Allow soil to dry completely in between watering, particularly in winter.

Syngonium

Prefers bright indirect light. Does not like direct sun exposure. Keep the soil moist during growing period and allow to dry out during winter.

Tradescantia

Do best in partial shade but will do equally well in sunny areas as long as the soil is kept moist so water regularly.

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