Cacti are great plants for busy people who want something to sit on a sunny windowsill, but don’t want to spend too much time looking after them.This beautifully rounded, glossy green cactus has distinct deep ribs running down the plant, with clutches of golden yellow radial spines protruding out. Native to Mexico this cactus in it’s natural habitat can grow to a large plant with funnel shaped yellow flowers from mid-summer but over here it is unlikely to flower, and really it is an attactive plant just as it is. Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a black plastic pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.
Crassula ovata, commonly known as jade plant, friendship tree, lucky plant, money plant or money tree, is a succulent plant with small pink or white flowers. It is native to South Africa and Mozambique, and is common as a houseplant worldwide. Much of its popularity stems from the low levels of care needed; the jade plant requires little water and can survive in most indoor conditions. It is sometimes referred to as the money tree; however
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
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.
Will take various light conditions, but neither direct sunlight or deep shade. Direct sunlight can make the leaves of all Haworthia’s go an ugly purple or brown colour and deep shade tends to weaken the plant over a prolonged period.
A surviving plant will get by with watering just once a month, however to get the plant thriving it will need to be done at least once a fortnight. Very tolerant of underwatering, but will succumb quickly to rotting if overwatered.
Average warmth between Spring and Autumn / Fall. Cooler in Winter although if possible, not “cold” and absolutely no lower than 4°C / 40°F
A house plant which has wonderful foliage. Dracaena ‘White Stripe’ (Dracaena fragrans) is a sensational variety with very distinctive dark green leaves streaked with white.
- The sharp contrasting stripes make this an attractive plant for the home.
- Stand your Dracaena in a light spot out of direct sunlight.
- Dracaena are wonderful house plants that originate from Africa and southern Asia. The name comes from the Ancient Greek meaning ‘female dragon’.
- These easy-to-care-for house plants are long living and they also purify the air, meaning they are good for your health!
- These have thick, robust stems.
- Easy to care for.
- Do not allow to stand too long in water. Water regularly but allow to partially dry out before watering again.
- Protect from frost.
- You will receive 3 plants in one pot with varied stem heights 90, 60 and 30 cm.
- Delivery height 130-150 cm,
Phalaenopsis Blume, known as moth orchids, abbreviated Phal in the horticultural trade, is an orchid genus of approximately 60 species. Phalaenopsis is one of the most popular orchids in the trade, through the development of many artificial hybrids.
- A moderately bright windowsill or similar spot to growin.
- Watering when it begins to dry out, usually every 7 to 10 days.
- Fertilizing with a fertilizer made for orchids.
- Repotting when the bloom is finished with fresh orchid mix.
Ficus lyrata, commonly known as the fiddle-leaf fig, is a species of flowering plant in the mulberry and fig family Moraceae. It is native to western Africa, from Cameroon west to Sierra Leone, where it grows in lowland tropical rainforest
- Light – Needs Bright, Filtered Light. …
- Watering – Keep soil evenly moist at all times. …
- Fertilizer – Feed bi-weekly with a weak green plant liquid solution during the growing season.
- Repotting -Change dirt and transplant to a a larger pot annually.