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Alocasia

Alocasia likes rainforest vibes warm and damp, but not in full sun.

The leaves turn towards the light, so rotate regularly to prevent the plant from growing crooked. 

Water regularly. The soil should not be allowed to dry out. 

The plant hibernates in winter, and needs less water.

Alocasia enjoys the odd shower, so give it some 'rain' under your bathroom shower, or pop it outside under warm summer rain.

Fittonia

Low to medium light. Avoid direct sunlight

Keep soil constantly moist. Nerve plant will collapse if it dries out. Yellow leaves on this plant indicate too much water or poor drainage. 

Pinch off stem tips regularly to keep plant bushy and full.

This tropical beauty loves to be misted.

Perfect for terrariums!

ZZ Plant

Zamioculcas zamiifolia

Shade tolerant house plant. Happy anywhere from low to bright light, however avoid direct sunlight.

Water when slightly dry. Drought tolerant. Do not over-water.

Apply a weak dose of a liquid fertiliser once a month during the growing season.

Mildly toxic if ingested.

This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.

Yucca

Bright, direct sunlight. Will tolerate some light shade; however, this will slow its growth and lighten the leaf colour.

 

Allow the top of the soil to dry out before watering. In low light conditions, allow half of the soil to dry out first. Can cope with some degree of drought. Ensure there is adequate drainage and don't allow to sit in water.

Adaptable to pretty much any indoor room temperature.

Leaf tips are sharp so take care whilst handling.

Toxic to animals, keep away from pets. 

Aloe vera will not tolerate excess water or standing in water so ensure the water can drain freely or pot has good drainage

Average household temperatures are fine with a minimum of 10°C

Philodendron Scanden

Philodendron scandens is known as the Sweetheart Plant, or Heart-Leaf, due to the beautiful leaf shape

 

Versatile. Best in medium light. Can tolerate bright light, but not direct sunlight. Perfect for shady spots too.

 

Keep the soil moist at all times. Allow the top of the soil to dry out slightly before re-watering.

 

Average household temperatures from 16-24°C are ideal.

Apply a weak solution of liquid fertiliser two or three times during the growing season.

Wipe leaves with a damp cloth to remove accumulated dust.

These plants are poisonous. Keep plants away from children and pets and take care when handling.

This plant filters airborne toxins such as such as formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene from the atmosphere and is part of our clean air plant collection.

Tropical Terrarium

Our tropical terrarium will come in an open top glass vessel, this will allow for easy maintenance and access to care for your plants.

The terrarium should sit somewhere in your home where it gets bright indirect sunlight, harsh direct sunlight can lead to burning of your plants foliage so try to avoid a south facing window.

You should get into the habit of watering your terrarium weekly, you can judge by the moisture in the soil, if there is excess sitting in the base do not water until this has evaporated.

We recommend that you invest in a mister to give your plants a mist each week, particularly if its in a dry air environment, if you have your terrarium in a bathroom or humid space you wont need to mist as regular

 

Ideal temperatures are 16-24°C. Avoid cold draughts.

Apply a weak dose of a fertiliser once or twice a month during the growing season.

If you find that your plants are becoming quite unruly or overgrowing you can trim them back at the base of the stems with a pair of sharp pruning scissors - Do not be tempted to prune with a knife

Clean your glassware with fresh clean water only - do not use any cleaning detergents. 

Sansevieria

Commonly know as the "Snake Plant" or "Mother-in-Law's Tongue" due to its sharp edges.

These low maintenance plants can adapt to a well-lit spot or semi-shade in your home. Keep in a dry area in your home and away from cold areas.

Ideal in average room temperature (16-24oC).

Do not let your Sansevieria sit in water. The soil needs to be dried out before watered. Check the soil once a week, before watering again.

Wipe down these long leaves once a month for a nice shine, and to prevent any bug infestations. This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.

Toxic plant, keep away from pets.

Ceropegia Woodii

Sometimes known as a Dragon Tree, as the name Due to their sweetheart shaped leaves, the String of Hearts is a must for any Plant Parent. Easy to care for, they also have the loveliest pink tubular flowers that bloom in Spring/Summer.

Keep in bright/indirect sunlight, ideally in a South-facing space. Prefers low to no humidity, as they're found on high African mountain tops.

Keep in average room temperature (16-24oC) or a warmer spot in your home. Water the soil when it has dried out.

Take time to gently separate the stems of your String of Hearts, to avoid any tangling and damages.

This plant is toxic to Pets.

Bromeliad

As colourful as the rainbow, the Bromeliad comes in so many various colour and pattern combos! They're ideal if you're looking for a pop of colour all year round, the their Flower a.k.a Bract lasts up to 7 months.

Place this in a bright spot in Winter, and indirect bright light in Summer (to avoid scorching).

Keep in average room temperature (16-24°C) and away from radiators.

As they love humidity, fill a shallow dish with stones, and fill with water. Place your potted plant on top of stones, and the room temperature will create a gentle steam to humidify. Alternatively, invest in a fine spray mister.

They also have a self-watering system in the center. So replace this with fresh water every 2 weeks to avoid mould and insects. When the Flower/Bract starts to die, prune back with clean scissors.

Feed with a weak fertiliser solution every 6 weeks, from April to October.

Toxic to pets.

Chamaedorea Elegans

Water once the soil begins to dry out. Don't overwater and ensure the plant has proper drainage to prevent root rot

Shade tolerant. Brighter, indirect sunlight will encourage flowering.

Can tolerate some dry, indoor air, but does better with a little extra humidity and will appreciate the occasional misting with lukewarm water, which will also help keep the leaves free of dust. Brown leaf tips are an indication that the plant is not getting enough humidity.

This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.

Peace Lily

​Peace lily likes a light spot, but not in full sun.

This houseplant cannot tolerate the cold - a room temperature of 18-22 °C is perfect.

Peace lily likes to have slightly damp soil.

A plant spray or mild shower will make the Peace lily think it’s back in the rainforest.

You should remove wilted flowers to encourage the plant to bloom for longer. 

This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.

Aloe Vera

​Bright, indirect sun light.

 

Does best in dry conditions. After watering, allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again. Less water is required in winter.

 

Aloe vera will not tolerate excess water or standing in water so ensure the water can drain freely or pot has good drainage

Average household temperatures are fine with a minimum of 10°C

Aloe vera should not require additional feeding, but if your plant looks like it could do with a boost, apply a phosphorus-heavy, water-based fertiliser at half-strength during the spring

This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.

Pilea Peperomioides

Moderate to bright, indirect light but will tolerate partial shade. Avoid direct sunlight.

 

Water when the soil has begun to dry out. Note: the leaves will begin to droop if the plant needs to be watered. Don’t let the plant sit in water.

 

Average to warm temperatures from 16-24°C but can cope with as low as 10°C.

Pilea peperomioides need fairly high humidity levels. Use a pebble tray or if potted out mist with tepid water

Apply a half-strength balanced fertiliser once or twice a month during the growing season.

The stems on the Pilea are very fragile and can just drop off on their own accord. This is nothing to worry about.

Monstera Deliciosa

It is actually a climber, using its aerial roots in its native rain forests to scale to enormous (monstrous) heights. Grown indoors it needs space

 

Monstera deliciosa is easy to care for so long as it has moist, warm conditions.

 

Prefers bright, indirect light but will tolerate moderate shade. Avoid direct sunlight

 

Water when the soil has started to dry out.

Monstera deliciosa likes warm conditions from 18-27°C. Anything lower than this will reduce the plant's growth rate. It will tolerate 12°C and above but keep away from cold draughts.

Happy with average to high humidity levels. Cannot cope in dry air situations.

Feed once a month with a balanced fertiliser during the growing period.

Wipe the leaves occasionally to remove accumulated dust.

Use a moss pole to support the plant (the roots will cling to this for support) or cut back if it gets too big

Leaves are poisonous, keep away from pets and children.

Epipremnum Aureum

One of the easiest plants to care, it's gained it's nickname "Devil's ivy" because it is almost impossible to kill and it stays green even when kept in the dark. Can adapt to bright indirect sunlight or partial shade.

Keep in average room temperature (16-24oC).

To keep the leaves hydrated, use a fine mister to humidify your plant. If kept in a well-lit area, allow the first 2 inches of soil to dry out before watering again. If kept in a shaded area, allow the soil to nearly dry out before watering again.

The Devil's Ivy can grow up to 10 feet long. If it becomes to unruly, just prune back to preferred length with sharp, clean pruning scissors. You can also propagate your cuttings and grow Mini Devil's Ivies!  Feed with liquid Plant Fertilizer every 6 weeks, from April to October.

These are toxic to pets, so keep on a high shelf out of harms way.

Sedum Burrito

Most commonly known as a Donkey's Tail, these easy growers can trail up to 2 metres in length!

Keep in a well-lit spot, ideally near a South-facing window where it can get 6-8 hours of sunlight.

Once the soil has dried out, then give it a small drink. No misting needed, as it's used to dry heat - so no cold areas.

Ideal in average room temperature (16-24oC).

Handle this plant with care, as an knock will cause it drop it's leaf pods or break the sensitive stems. With any breakages, you can easily propagate them by sitting on cacti soil and lightly mist with water once a week. Repot once the roots are 2 inches long.

These are pet friendly plants!

Cacti + Succulents

With over 500 varieties to choose from, there's definitely a Cactus or Succulent for everyone.

These desert plants do best in a brightly lit spot, ideally on a South Facing window.

Due to their dry heat origins, keep at least room temperature (16-24oC) away from cold areas. No humidity.

Allow their soil to dry out before watering again, and do not mist the leaves. If the leaves are brown and crispy, then you plant isn't getting enough water. If the leaves are yellow and mushy, it's too cold and/or too much water.

Come Winter, you should move your Cacti and Succulents away from cold windows, and keep in an indirect and warm spot. You can also get away with little to no watering during the Winter months also.

Not all Cacti and Succulents are pet friendly. Sedum, Echeveria, Opuntia and Haworthia are all furry friendly.

Aeschynanthus

These native Mexican beauties will add a touch of green luxury to any home. They're named after their Lipstick shaped red flowers, that bloom twice a year with proper care.

Keep in at least a bright indirect spot, ideally South facing for plenty of Sun. Without sufficient sunlight, it'll stop blooming flowers.

Can survive in high humidity, as they're originally from humid Mexican climates. To help this, finely mist the leaves on a weekly basis. 

Do not keep it in an area lower than 13oC, your Lipstick will begin to wilt and drop its leaves.

Allow the first few inches of soil to dry out before watering again. You should test the soil once a week to check moisture to help this.


Toxic plant, not pet friendly. 

Calathea

Calathea is a fan of low light or filtered sunlight.

The plant also likes damp air at temperatures between 15 and 23°C.

Give your Calathea some water twice a week and spray it regularly.

In the winter it's happy with less water.

If it’s had a growth spurt, repot your plant in the spring.

Asparagus Fern

Asparagus setaceus plumosus

 

Make sure that the pot soil remains damp.

 

Don’t water into the heart of the plant - it doesn’t like it.

Regularly spray your fern with a plant spray or tepid water, and feed it every 2 weeks April to Sept. Loves a humid environment

Take some time to separate out the individual stems this will prevent it drying up and browning in the centre

 

Place it in a light spot, but not in direct sunlight. 

String of Pearls/Beads

Bright, indirect light. Some morning or late afternoon sun would be a bonus.

Senecio are very drought tolerant, storing water in their leaves. Allow the soil to start to dry out between watering. Do not over-water or allow the plants to sit in water.

Warm room temperatures of 21-24°C are perfect in summer. Cooler winter temperatures around 13-16°C

A weak solution of balanced fertiliser once a month during summer.

Simply trim to desired length if they become too long

Mildly toxic if eaten. Keep away from children and animals.

Maranta Leuconeura

Often referred to as Prayer Plants, along with their closely related cousins Calathea, Maranta leaves have the unusual characteristic of lying flat during the day and then closing upwards at night as if in prayer.

 

Maranta grow best in bright light, but will tolerate shade. Avoid direct sunlight.

 

Keep the soil moist at all times, but do not over-water or allow the plant to sit in soggy conditions. Watering with soft, lukewarm water is recommended.

 

Average to warm temperatures from 18-27°C but can cope with as low as 15°C. Avoid draughts.

Increased humidity levels are a must. Stand on a wet pebble tray to improve humidity and mist frequently. Brown leaf tips are a tell-tale sign that the surrounding air is too dry.

This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.

Ficus Lyrata

Ficus lyrata are perfect for adding some serious, air-cleansing, greenery to your indoor living space.

 

Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate some light shade and some direct (but not harsh or midday) morning or afternoon sun.

 

Water when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. Keep the soil moist at all times, but do not over water as this will cause brown spots and leaf drop.

 

Ideal temperatures are 16-24°C. Avoid cold draughts.

Mist occasionally

Apply a weak dose of a fertiliser once or twice a month during the growing season.

Insufficient light or incorrect watering can trigger brown spots and leaf drop. Adjust as necessary and your plant should quickly recover. Trim to maintain shape, but be aware that sticky latex will ooze from the ends of the cut stems. This can be an irritant, therefore wash your hands if any comes into contact with your skin.

Considered poisonous, therefore keep away from children and animals.

This plant filters airborne toxins and is part of our clean air plant collection.

Desert Terrarium

Our handmade Desert Terrariums are created in an open top glass vessel, to help create a dry air environment. This will also allow easy access for any plant maintenance.

Keep your Desert Terrarium in an indirect-bright spot. Never keep in bright sunlight - the inside of a Terrarium is 3 to 5 times hotter than average room temperature, so if kept in direct sunlight your plants will get scorched and dry up.

Ideal temperatures are 16-24°C. Avoid cold draughts.

Avoid overwatering your open terrarium. The terrarium is a desert micro-climate, so it’s easy to overindulge when watering. Just give the plants a good spritz once a month.

Your Cacti and Succulents are slow growing plants, so you'll not have to worry about pruning your plants frequently.

Clean your glassware with fresh clean water only - do not use any cleaning detergents.

Dracaena

Sometimes known as a Dragon Tree, as the name derives from the latin term for Dragon, "Draconem".

 Prefers a bright, indirect spot in your home. Keep away from radiators and fireplaces, and keep in average room temperature (16-24oC).

Not a needy plant - allow the first 2 inches of soil to dry out before watering again.

To help humidify your Dracaena, fill a shallow dish with stones, and fill with water. Place your potted plant on top of stones, and the room temperature will create a gentle steam to humidify. Alternatively, invest in a fine spray mister.

Toxic plant, keep away from pets.

Tillandsia

Native to the Southern Americans, these alien-looking plants are deceptively easy to look after. They get their name due to the fact they generally found hanging in the air! They are able to pull moisture and nutrients from the air with dense scales on their leaves called "trichomes".

Prefer an indirect bright spot, to avoid scorching.

Tillandsia have a completely different watering routine than the average houseplant. Fill a bowl with tepid water. Dunk your Air Plant and leave to soak for 30-45 mins. After this, lay your plant on a towel to dry off for a further 20 minutes and return it to it's sunny spot.

You'll notice over time that the end of each leaf will start to turn a red/burgundy colour. This is a sign that a flower will bloom. After the flower blooms and starts to wilt, gently twist and remove the flower to keep your Tillandsia healthy.

Pet friendly!

Tradescantia

These native Mexican beauties will add a touch of green luxury to any home. They're named after their Lipstick shaped red flowers, that bloom twice a year with proper care.

Keep in at least a bright indirect spot, ideally South facing for plenty of Sun. Without sufficient sunlight, it'll stop blooming flowers.

Can survive in high humidity, as they're originally from humid Mexican climates. To help this, finely mist the leaves on a weekly basis. 

Do not keep it in an area lower than 13oC, your Lipstick will begin to wilt and drop its leaves.

Allow the first few inches of soil to dry out before watering again. You should test the soil once a week to check moisture to help this.


Toxic plant, not pet friendly. 

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