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Ficus Pandurata: The Fiddleleaf Fig Tree

The fiddle-leaf fig is the common name for Ficus Lyrata or Ficus Pandurata comes from the family Moraceae. The plant gets its name from its large leaves which resemble the case of a fiddle or violin. … [Read more...]

White Bird of Paradise – Strelitzia Nicolai

When most of us hear of the "Bird of Paradise" we think of the commonly grown orange cut flower Strelitzia reginae not the white Bird of Paradise plant. Strelitzia nicolai - Pronounced: … [Read more...]

Epiphyllum Orchid Cactus: Growing Tips And Care

The orchid cactus is a gorgeous group of tree-growing cacti. The Epiphyllum (the botanical name) has broad, flat, leaflike stems scalloped on the edge, strung together by a woody midvein. The … [Read more...]

Cyclamen Plant Care: How To Care For Cyclamen Plants

The cyclamen plant is a lovely perennial tuber from the Primulacaea family, native to Mediterranean countries such as the Greek Islands, Turkey and some parts in Europe. The name “Cyclamen” comes … [Read more...]

Lucky Bamboo: How To Grow And Care For Dracaena sanderiana

The “Lucky Bamboo Plant” really isn’t a bamboo even though it may resemble one. It comes from the Dracaena family and is the species Dracaena sanderiana. Whatever you want to call this “good luck … [Read more...]

17 Best Bathroom Plants, How To Use, How To Choose, No Light or Upright

There are lots of good reasons to have indoor plants, even plants in the bathroom. They are beautiful, uplifting to look at and be around and they serve a practical purpose in keeping your home … [Read more...]

Pruning Ficus Trees: When And How

Ficus trees, also known as ficus benjamina, weeping fig tree or the benjamin fig, have a tendency to freak people out... It seems like as soon as the tree comes home, leaves start dropping. The … [Read more...]

Growing Peperomia Plants: Care, Propagation, Pest and Disease

The world of peperomia comes in many varieties. Some you'll find down at the local garden center in the house plant section. Others are strictly for hobby collectors. [toc] Peperomias … [Read more...]

Easy Care Pothos Plant

The Pothos – Jade Pothos, Golden Pothos and Marble Queen Pothos lead the way in houseplants. In fact, the Pothos is one of the - "Best indoor plants for clean air." So many people care for this … [Read more...]

Rubber Tree Plant Care: Elastica, Robusta, Decora, Burgundy

Ficus elastica - the rubber plant, a member of genus ficus, under family Moraceae. Care for this rugged plant with shiny leaves is easy to learn. The rubber tree has been grown indoors as a … [Read more...]