Category Archives: Tropicals

Cissus rhombifolia

Grape Ivy or Oak Leaf Ivy

Thrives in indirect light in cooler spaces.  Not heat tolerant- loves humidity.  Allow plant to dry out between watering.

 

Dracaena deremensis ‘Limelight’

Limelight

Bright indirect light in warm area of the home.  Can not tolerate blow 55 degrees F.  Water when soil begins to feel dry.  Do not let plant sit in water.   Fertilize once a month during spring and summer.  Try to increase humidity levels high.

Zamioculcas zamiifolia

ZZ Plant

Great indoor plant!  Slow growing- thrives on neglect.  Do not over water- prefers less water.  Handles low light situations.

Chlorophytum

Spider Plant- Airplane Plant

Spider plants require defused light- brighter light in the winter months.  Require watering when dry- allow water to filter through soil and out of plant.  Fertilize twice a month in the spring and summer.

Schefflera arboricola

Umbrella Tree

Plant in well drained soil.  Heat tolerant.  Full sun to partial shade.  Do not over water.  Keep drier.

Fertilize full sun plants more often than shaded.

Alocasia x amazonica

Alocasia Polly

The Alocasia requires a moist shaded area to thrive.  Plant in organic rich soil.  Remove spent leaves and fertilize twice a year.

Anthurium

Flamingo Flower

Easy care plant that produces beautiful long lasting flowers throughout the year with almost no effort on your part!  Glossy heart-shaped flowers are modified leaves called ‘spathes’.  A beautiful table centre piece.

Part sun to shade in summer.  Fertilize as needed for bloom production.  Allow to dry out between watering.