Anthurium is a popular guest and not just in your home. The plant is loved by its shiny green leaves are colored bracts and cheerful flask. Thus you give your interior an instant red, pink, purple, orange, yellow, white or green boost. Try Just try not to be cheerful
For best growth, give your china doll plant a lot of bright (but indirect) sun. It needs at least 4-5 hours of sun per day, even indoors. If you don’t have a spot in your house that gets that much light, you should consider purchasing indoor grow lights to supplement.
When watering, be careful. Too little or too much can wreak havoc on your china doll plant. The soil should be kept moist, but the roots shouldn’t be allowed to sit in water. Water only when the top inch of the soil is dry to the touch.
If your plant develops brittle leaves that turn yellow, it not getting enough water. Too much water is indicated by black colored tips.
When new foliage is developing, watering can be slightly increased and decreased again once the plant has become dormant.
Light: Bright but filtered or diffused sunlight is sufficient to ensure healthy growth of this plant (near bright east or south window).
Water: Water regularly and thoroughly because infrequent watering can cause leaves of your dieffenbachia to become brown and unattractive.
Water, then allow the soil to drain and empty excess water. This is necessary to prevent root rot.
A well-draining potting mixture should be used. Let the soil dry out to about an inch down before you water again. Drooping yellow leaves may be a sign of overwatering.
Temperature: The ideal temperature range for growing a Tropic Snow Dumb Cane is 70 to 80 degree.
Fahrenheit during the day, and 60 to 65 degree at night. Plant can tolerate 50 degrees Fahrenheit without damage but avoid cold drafts. If plants becomes too cold, the leaves will turn yellow and droop.
In the spring, summer, and early fall, feed the Norfolk Island pine with a balanced fertilizer every two weeks. When the plant needs to be watered, add some liquid fertilizer to the water and feed the tree.
- A balanced fertilizer is one with equal parts nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium.
- Norfolk Island pines do not need to be fed during dormant periods in late fall and winter.
- To know when the growing phase starts up again, look for light green growth on the tips of the branches in spring.
Country of origin: plant originating from tropical regions in Africa
Blooming season: the plant blooms at the end of summer (but rarely)
History and curiosities: also called “snake plate” or “mother-in-law’s tongue”, this strong plant has leathery leaves which grow with slight undulations.
When left unpruned, its vines can grow to be about six feet long and are lovely when trained to climb or allowed to cascade over the sides of a hanging basket. In this article, we will discuss the growing, care and use of Syngonium podophyllum.
Native range extends from Northern Australia through Malesia and Indochina into China, Japan and India. The species have become naturalised in tropical and sub-tropical forests worldwide, where it has caused severe ecological damage in some cases. Scindapsus aureus can become a highly invasive species when introduced into tropical countries where it is not native. Having no natural enemies, it completely overgrows the forest floor as well as the trunks of trees, causing severe ecological disruption.
The Pink Quill Plant, or Tillandsia cyanea, is one sweet little plant. Although these are much smaller than the other commonly sold bromeliads, like the Aechmea that I showcased last week, the size of their flower makes up for that. It’s not only a very easy and tough houseplant, but it handles dry conditions like a champ. This is all about Pink Quill Plant care and the things you need to know to keep it keepin’ on.
In case you didn’t know, tillandsia is the genus for air plants. What makes this bromeliad so cool, along with its big bloom in relation to the size of the plant, is the fact that it’s sold as an air plant as well as in a pot. It does equally well growing either way and I’ve even seen it in large (2′) kissing ball form.