Care Library

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  • Aglaonema

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    Aglaonema

    Southeast Asia, China

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    Thrives in medium to low indirect sun. Not suited for intense, direct sunlight.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    The colorful, patterned foliage and easy going nature of Aglaonemas have made them popular among collectors.

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    Wilting leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves and mushy blackened base: Root rot, overwatered

  • Aglaonema Siam

    Aglaonema siam

    Aglaonema 'Siam Aurora'

    Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Can tolerate low light conditions. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    The colorful, patterned foliage and easy going nature of Aglaonemas have made them popular among collectors.

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    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Drooping, leaf curl, dry potting mix: Underwatering

    Leaf drop: Low light, moisture-stress

  • Aglaonema Wishes

    Aglaonema wishes

    Aglaonema commutatum 'Wishes"

    Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in med-bright indirect light. Can tolerate low light conditions. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Leaf drop: Low light, moisture-stress

    Drooping, leaf curl, dry potting mix: underwatering

  • Air Plant

    Air plant

    Tillandsia

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in bright indirect light. Keep smaller air plants out of intense, direct sun.

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    Soak weekly in a bowl of room temperature water for 15-30 minutes. Shake excess water off afterward.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Tillandsia are called 'air plants' due to their ability to grow without soil. In their native environment, they can be found growing on trees, cliffs, and even telephone wires.

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    Soft, darkened base: Plant rot

    Curled or shriveled leaves: Low humidity, underwatered

    Not green when wet: Dead plant

  • Alocasia

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    Alocasia

    Southeast Asia, Australia

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Alocasia can go into a dormancy phase and dieback during fall and winter. Increasing light and humidity can help deter this.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Alocasia can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    Alocasia form bulbs called corms underground from which new Alocasia babies can grow.

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    Wilting leaves and stem, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves and mushy blackened base: Root rot, overwatered

  • Alocasia California

    Alocasia california

    Alocasia gageana "California'

    Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun in the morning. Not suited for low light conditions or direct afternoon sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing about half the soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Drooping, leaf curl, dry potting mix: underwatering

    Leaf drop: low light or dormancy

  • Aloe

    Aloe vera

    Aloe

    Africa, Egypt, Madagascar

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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright indirect light.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    You can extract and use the gel from your Aloe vera at home. We recommend picking a mature bottom leaf to extract the gel from.

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    Wrinkled plant: Underwatered

    Blanched center: Not enough sunlight

    Blackened, mushy base: Overwatered, root rot

  • Angel Wings Begonia

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    Begonia ‘Angel Wing’

    South America

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    Thrive in medium to bright indirect light. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. This plant can benefit from high humidity.

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    If kept in an ideal environment, the Angel Wings Begonia can flower during the summer growing season.

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    Brown leaf edges: Underwatered, or low humidity

    Black leaves: Direct sun, or overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection

  • Anthurium

    Anthurium

    Anthurium

    Americas

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium indirect light. Avoid direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    The Anthurium's blooms aren’t actual flowers, but modified waxy leaves known as spathes. After about a month, spathes will start to fade with age.

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    Yellowing leaves: Too much direct sunlight

    New flowers are green instead of red or pink: Too much sunlight

    Flowers are turning pale green: Underwatering, or temperature stress

    Leaf elongation: Not enough light, or too far away from the light source

  • Arboricola

    Schefflera

    Schefflera arboricola

    East Asia

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium indirect light.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is nicknamed the umbrella tree because of its clustered leaflets.

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    Leggy and floppy, or leaf drop: Not enough sunlight

    Yellow droopy leaves with wet soil: Overwatered

    Brown leaf edges: Low humidity, or direct sun

  • Arrowhead Plant

    Arrowhead plant

    Syngonium

    Mexico & Brazil

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Can tolerate low light conditions. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions and less often in lower light.

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    Mushy leaves or black stems: Overwatered

    Drooping leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Leaf drop, etiolation: Not enough light

  • Autumn Fern

    Autumn fern

    Dryopteris erythrosora

    East Asia, Japan & China

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Not suited for direct sunlight.

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    Water every 1 week, allowing soil to dry out halfway down between waterings. This plant will benefit from higher humidity.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    New fronds come up as a copper-red color and then mature to a deep green with age.

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    Mushy leaves or black stems: Overwatered

    Leaf drop, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Brown, crispy leaves: Low humidity

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  • Bird’s Nest Fern

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    Asplenium nidus

    Southeast Asia, Polynesia

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. Do not water directly into the center of your fern, but instead, water around it.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    The roots of the Bird’s Nest Fern form dense root balls. This plant cannot be propagated and will remain as a single rosette indefinitely.

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    Pale green leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing lower leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

    New growth browning: Overwatered

  • Bird of Paradise

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    Strelitzia

    South Africa

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    Thrives in bright indirect to direct light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Bird of Paradise can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    The Bird of Paradise is named after the colorful, crane-like flowers it produces in its native environment.

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    Splits along sides of leaves: Normal adaptive precaution to help plant bear strong winds in its native habitat

    Yellowing lower leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

  • Bromeliad

    Bromeliaceae

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    Make sure the central cup of the plant has water within it at all times. This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Bromeliads can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Bromeliad blooms can last anywhere from 3–6 months. Cut back blooms after they are done so the plant can focus its energy on new growth.

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    Crispy or curling edges: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

    Browning, stunted growth: Too much hard water, change to filtered water

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  • Cactus

    Cactus

    Cactaceae

    The Americas

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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright indirect light.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks in direct light, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    All cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti. Aeroles, surface bumps in which spines grow out of, are what distinguishes cacti from succulents.

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    Wrinkled, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Blanched center: Needs more sunlight

    Yellowing and mushy leaves, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

  • Calathea

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    Calathea

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Calatheas can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    Most calatheas are pet friendly!

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    Calatheas exhibit a phenomenon known as nyctinasty. They move their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm.

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    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection or mineral build up from tap water, use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil

  • Calathea Dottie

    Calathea dottie

    Calathea roseopicta

    South America

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    The Dottie's bright pink stripes are au naturel.

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    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection or mineral build up from tap water, use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil

  • Calathea Freddie

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    Calathea concinna

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Calatheas can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Calatheas exhibit a phenomenon known as nyctinasty. They move their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm.

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    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection or mineral build up from tap water, use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil

  • Calathea Medallion

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    Calathea roseopicta

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Calatheas can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Calatheas exhibit a phenomenon known as nyctinasty. They move their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm.

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    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection or mineral build up from tap water, use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil

  • Calathea Makoyana

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    Goeppertia makoyana

    Eastern Brazil

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Not suited for direct sun, but can tolerate lower light conditions.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out halfway between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions. Benefits from higher humidity!

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Also known as Peacock plant due to the leaves resembling the shape and colors of peacock feathers

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    Curling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop, loss of pigment: Low light

  • Calathea Orbifolia

    Calathea orbifolia

    Calathea orbifolia

    Bolivia

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pet friendly

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    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection or mineral build up from tap water, use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil

  • Calathea Ornata

    Calathea ornata

    Calathea ornata

    South America

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    Thrives in med-bright indirect light. Can tolerate low light conditions. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks allowing soil to dry out about halfway between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions.

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    Pet friendly

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    Drooping and curling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, yellowing, wet potting mix: overwatered

  • Calathea Pinstripe

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    Calathea ornata

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Calatheas can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Calatheas exhibit a phenomenon known as nyctinasty. They move their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm.

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    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection or mineral build up from tap water, use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil

  • Calathea Rattlesnake

    Calathea

    Calathea lancifolia

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Calatheas can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Calatheas exhibit a phenomenon known as nyctinasty. They move their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm.

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    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection or mineral build up from tap water, use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil

  • Calathea Vittata

    Calathea elliptica 'vittata'

    South America

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pet friendly

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    Wilting, curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black base: Overwatered

    Leaf spots: Fungal inflection or mineral build up from tap water, use distilled water and water directly into surrounding potting soil

  • Calla Lily

    Calla lily

    Zantedeschia aethiopica

    Southern Africa

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    Calla Lilies have modified roots known as rhizomes that store water and nutrients during their dormancy periods.

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    Discoloration or leaf tip burn: Too much direct light

    Mushy stems and yellowing leaves, wet soil: Overwatered

    Dead flowers: End of the current bloom cycle. Cut the dead foliage and let the plant go dormant for two months. After, place it in bright light and water normally to help restart the bloom cycle. If you don’t mind your Calla not reblooming, continue with regular care.

  • Coffee Plant

    Coffee plant

    Coffea

    Africa and Asia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    The occasional pruning will help the leafy Coffee Plant branch out into a bushier specimen.

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    Yellowing leaves, mushy blackened base: Overwatered, root rot

    Wilting and curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered, thirsty plant

    Brown tips and edges of leaves: Low humidity

  • Croton

    Croton

    Codiaeum variegatum

    Malaysia & Pacific Ocean Islands

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    Thrives in bright light to full sun conditions. Not suited for low light areas. South & West facing windows ideal, and consider grow lights in Fall/Winter.

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    Water every 1 week, allowing soil to dry out halfway down between waterings. This plant can benefit from higher humidity but can tolerate normal room humidity levels.

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    Mushy leaves or black stems: Overwatered

    Leaf drop, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Leaf drop, moist potting mix: Not enough light

    Loss of color: Not enough light

  • Ctenanthe Lubbersiana

    Ctenanthe lubbersiana

    Ctenanthe Lubbersiana

    Central & South America

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    Thrives in med-bright indirect light, but can tolerate lower light. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out halfway between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Curling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop, loss of pigment: Low light

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  • Dracaena

    Dracaena

    Dracaena

    Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium to low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Dracaena comes from the Ancient Greek word Drakaina meaning ‘female dragon’.

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    Crispy or curling pale leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Yellowing leaves, dry potting mix: Soil compaction (aerate soil), and/or nutrient deficincy

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  • Echeveria

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    Echeveria

    Arid regions of the Americas

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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright indirect light.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks in direct light, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Most echeverias are pet friendly!

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    The drought tolerant succulent Echeveria is known for its iconic rosette-shape and fleshy water-storing leaves.

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    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing, mushy leaves: Root rot, overwatered

    Yellowing leaves, dry potting mix: Soil compaction (aerate soil)

    Etiolation (weak stems, smaller leaves, pale color): Not enough direct light

  • Echeveria Lola

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    Echeveria

    Arid regions of the Americas

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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright indirect light.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks in direct light, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    The drought tolerant succulent Echeveria is known for its iconic rosette-shape and fleshy water-storing leaves.

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    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing, mushy leaves: Root rot, overwatered

    Yellowing leaves, dry potting mix: Soil compaction (aerate soil)

    Etiolation (weak stems, smaller leaves, pale color): Not enough direct light

  • Echeveria Preta

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    Echeveria

    Arid regions of the Americas

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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright indirect light.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks in direct light, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    The drought tolerant succulent Echeveria is known for its iconic rosette-shape and fleshy water-storing leaves.

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    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing, mushy leaves: Root rot, overwatered

    Yellowing leaves, dry potting mix: Soil compaction (aerate soil)

    Etiolation (weak stems, smaller leaves, pale color): Not enough direct light

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  • Fatsia Spiders Web

    Fatsia japonica

    Southern Japan

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    Thrives in med-bright indirect light. Not suited for direct afternoon sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out halfway between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions. Lower leaves will drop if soil is allowed to dry out completely.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Drooping leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop: underwatering, low light

  • Fittonia

    Fittonia

    Fittonia albivenis

    Peru, South America

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    The Fittonia's nickname is nerve plant or mosaic plant because of its leaves' strongly contrasting veins.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Dry, shriveled leaves: Low humidity, or too much sun

    Yellowing leaves, mushy stems, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Fern

    Fern

    Tracheophyta

    Southeast Asia, Polynesia

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    Pets

    Most ferns are pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Ferns are older than the dinosaurs. They have shown up in fossils over 350 million years old.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Pale green leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing lower leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Ficus

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    Ficus

    Tropical Asia, Australia, and throughout the tropics

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    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun depending on the species.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    Ficus are all known to have white, latexy sap within their stems – handle them with care when you clean their leaves (grooming they benefit from).

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    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Cripsy, curling leaves: Thirsty plant, underwatered or low humidity

  • Ficus Altissima

    Ficus altissima

    Ficus altissima

    Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Crispy, curling leaves: Thirsty plant, underwatered or low humidity

    Leaf drop: Low light

  • Ficus Audrey

    Ficus audrey

    Ficus benghalensis

    India, South Asia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light to full sun. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    The Ficus Audrey, or Ficus Benghalensis, is the national tree of India. It is believed Buddha reached enlightenment under a Ficus tree.

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    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Cripsy, curling leaves: Thirsty plant, underwatered or low humidity

  • Ficus Tineke

    Ficus tineke

    Ficus elastica 'tineke'

    Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    The Ficus elastica plant is used to make living root bridges in its native habitat.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Crispy, curling leaves: Thirsty plant, underwatered or low humidity

    Leaf drop: Low light, not enough light

  • Fiddle Leaf Fig

    Fiddle leaf fig

    Ficus lyrata

    Western Africa

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    Thrives in bright indirect light to full sun. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    In its native environment the Fiddle Leaf Fig, or Ficus lyrata, can grow over 40 feet tall.

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    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Cripsy, curling leaves: Thirsty plant, underwatered or low humidity

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  • Golden Pothos

    Golden pothosl

    Epipremnum aureum

    French Polynesia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium to low indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    The Pothos can be easily propagated in water, just make sure to include a node or multiple on your cuttings.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

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  • Haworthia

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    Haworthia

    Southern Africa

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    Thrives in bright indirect to direct light. Can tolerate more medium indirect light than other common succulents.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks in direct light, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    The drought tolerant succulent Haworthia will stay small and compact for most of its life, making it a popular plant for container gardening.

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    Leaves curling, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Brown or red leaf tips: Underwatered, or soil compaction (aerate soil)

  • Holiday Cactus

    Christmas cactus

    Schlumbergera

    Brazil

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun. Extended periods of low light in the fall will help encourage winter blooms.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity when in bloom.

    Christmas Cacti can be sensitive to water with a high calcium content. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Make no mistake, although this plant looks dramatically different from its desert dwelling cousins, it is technically a cactus.

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    Mushy leaves or black stems: Overwatered

    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Blooms dropping: Fluctuations in temperature, cold drafts, or roots drying out or becoming water-logged

  • Holiday Wreath

    Wreath

    Fraser Fir, White Pine, Juniper

    Handcrafted

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    Keep out of direct sunlight.

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    Spritz with water every 2-3 days. Do not allow your wreath to dry out completely.

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    Expect some needle loss during transit from your handcrafted wreath. Simply shake off any loose needles and spritz with water upon arrival. This wreath is best suited for cooler, outdoor environments but can be used indoors if kept away from direct heat and sunlight. Wreath will remain fresh for 2-3 weeks indoors or 1-2 months outdoors.

  • Hoya

    Hoya

    Hoya

    Asia, Polynesia, Australia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun depending on the species.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Most hoyas are pet friendly!

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    With anywhere between 200–300 species, these evergreen perennial vines come in many leaf shapes and flower colors.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing and becoming mushy, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

  • Hoya Carnosa Tricolor

    Hoya carnosa variegata 'Tricolor'

    Eastern Asia & Australia

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Can withstand a few hours of direct sun which helps with variegation.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pet friendly

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    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop: Low light, moisture-stress

    Loss of variegation: low light

  • Hoya Heart

    Hoya heart

    Hoya kerrii

    Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright indirect light.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks in direct light, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    The Hoya kerrii is commonly referred to as the Hoya Heart because of its heart shaped leaves. This single leaf cutting is partially rooted and will be a slow grower until established.

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    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing and becoming mushy, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

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  • Ivy

    Ivy

    Hedera

    Europe, Western Asia

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Variegated species can tolerate a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water weekly, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Yellowing, leaf drop: Overwatering

    Brown leaf edges: Low humidity, direct sun

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  • Jade

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    Crassula ovata

    Southern Africa

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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright indirect light.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Mushy leaves and wet soil: Root rot, overwatered

    Wrinkled leaves and dry soil: Underwatered

  • Jade Pothos

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    Epipremnum aureum

    French Polynesia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium to low indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    The Pothos can be easily propagated in water, just make sure to include a node or multiple on your cuttings.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

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  • Lemon Cypress

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    Hesperocyparis macrocarpa ‘Goldcrest’

    California

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    Thrives in bright light to full sun conditions. Not suited for low light areas. South & West facing windows ideal, and consider grow lights in Fall/Winter.

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    Water very 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out halfway down between waterings. This plant can benefit from extra humidity, especially when in bloom.

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    This plant is pet-friendly!

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    Cone-bearing plant

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    Mushy leaves or black stems: Overwatered

    Leaf drop, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered.

    Leaf drop, moist potting mix: low light

    Loss of color: low light

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  • Majesty Palm

    Majesty palm

    Ravenea rivularis

    Madagascar

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Humans seemed to always have a thing for palms. Scientists believe Mesopotamians cultivated the date palm over five thousand years ago.

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    Crispy edges, browning leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Maranta

    Maranta

    Maranta leuconeura

    Tropical forests of Brazil

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

    Marantas can be sensitive to hard tap water. Try using filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Marantas are nicknamed prayer plants because they exhibit a phenomenon known as nyctinasty. They move their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm.

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    Curling leaves, brown tips: Not enough humidity

    Washed out coloring or brown blotches on leaves: Too much direct sun

    Yellowing leaves, rotting stems: Overwatered

  • Marble Queen Pothos

    Golden pothosl

    Epipremnum aureum

    French Polynesia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium to low indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    The Pothos can be easily propagated in water, just make sure to include a node or multiple on your cuttings.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Marimo Moss Ball

    Marimo moss ball

    Aegagropila linnaei

    Northern Hemisphere

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    Thrives in low to medium indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Keep submerged in distilled or filtered cold water. Change water once every 1–2 weeks, depending on algae growth.

    If your Marimo is floating on the water's surface and/or creating bubbles, it is producing oxygen! This is natural.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    The marimo “moss” ball as it is commonly known is not actually moss at all, but a freshwater, filamentous green algae colony.

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    Brown spots or browning: Fungal infection, too much algea, or exposure to direct sun

  • Money Tree Plant

    Money tree

    Pachira aquatica

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    According to lore, a poor farmer had such great luck selling these hardy plants that he called them good fortune or good luck money trees.

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    Leaf drop: Not enough sunlight

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

    Curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

  • Monstera Adansonii

    Monstera adansonii

    Monstera Adansonii

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to mostly dry out between waterings. Increase frequency with increased light

    Monsteras can benefit from filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    As this plant matures, it might reach for something to climb. Provide it with a trellis or moss pole to encourage vertical growth.

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    Minimal leaf holes: Young plants start off with minimal holes, as they mature more will develop

    Brown, crispy edges: Underwatered, or high salt build up from tap water

    Yellowing leaves or black stems, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Monstera Deliciosa

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    Monstera deliciosa

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    Monsteras can benefit from filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    Fun Fact

    The Monstera is famous for its natural leaf holes, or fenestrations. The holes are theorized to maximize sun capture by increasing the spread of the leaf while decreasing the mass of leaf cells to support.

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    Leaves turning brown and crispy at the edges: Thirsty plant, underwatered, or high salt build up

    Wilting plant, dry potting mix: Underwatered, or pot-bound

    Yellowing leaves or black stems, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Monstera Ginny

    Monstera ginny

    Rhaphidophora tetrasperma

    Thailand and Malaysia

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to mostly dry out between waterings. Increase frequency with increased light

    Monsteras can benefit from filtered water or leaving water out overnight before using.

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    As this plant matures, it might reach for something to climb. Provide it with a trellis or moss pole to encourage vertical growth.

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    Minimal leaf splits: Young plants start off with minimal splits, as they mature more will develop

    Brown, crispy edges: Underwatered, or high salt build up from tap water

    Yellowing leaves or black stems, wet potting mix: Overwatered

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  • Norfolk Island Pine

    Norfolk island palm

    Araucaria heterophylla

    New Caledonia, Norfolk Island

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    Fun Fact

    The Norfolk Island Pine is not a true pine, but a tropical evergreen tree that hates the cold.

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    Crisping, curling needles: Thirsty plant, underwatered or low humidity

    Needle drop: Not enough light or thirsty

    Yellowing or rotting stems: Overwatered

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  • Orchid

    Orchid

    Orchidaceae

    India, China, Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium indirect light. Direct sun tolerance is species dependant.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing potting medium to dry out between waterings. If kept in decorative, cache planter, pour out excess water after watering. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Orchids are epiphytes fond of tight quarters. Keeping them in their grow pots keeps roots compact, and provides drainage and air circulation.

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    Wilting, wrinkling leaves: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves: Overwatered, or too much sun

    Wilting flowers: Ending its yearly blooming cycle, storing up energy to re-bloom

  • Oxalis

    Oxalis

    Oxalis

    Europe, South Africa, South America, USA

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    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can handle a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Oxalis exhibit a phenomenon known as nyctinasty. They move their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm.

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    Yellow leaves, mushy stems: Overwatered, root rot

    Wilting brown leaves, crispy edges: Underwatered, low humidity

    No new growth: If plant goes dormant, lightly fertilize and provide bright light & water

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  • Panda Plant

    Panda plant

    Kalanchoe tomentosa

    Madagascar

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    Thrives in bright indirect light.

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    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Wrinkled leaves and dry soil: Underwatered

    Blanched center: Not enough sunlight

  • Parlor Palm

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    Chamaedorea elegans

    Mexico, Guatemala

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Humans seemed to always have a thing for palms. Scientists believe Mesopotamians cultivated the date palm over five thousand years ago.

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    Brown crispy tips: Thirsty plant, low humidity

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Peace Lily

    Peace lily

    Spathiphyllum

    Tropical Americas, Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    This plant is known for its air purifying capabilities and took part in NASA's 1989 Clean Air Study.

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    Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, mushy black stems: Overwatered 

  • Peperomia

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    Peperomia

    Throughout the tropics

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pets

    Most peperomias are pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Over 1500 species of Peperomia, native mostly to tropical and subtropical regions, have been recorded.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Peperomia Ginny

    Peperomia ginny

    Peperomia clusiifolia

    South America

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    Thrives in med-bright indirect light. Not suited for direct afternoon sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in bright light conditions.

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    Pet friendly

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    Drooping leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop: underwatering, low light

  • Peperomia Marble

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    Peperomia obtusifolia

    Throughout the tropics

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    The Peperomia Obtusifolia is sometimes called baby rubber plant because of its thick and fleshy leaves.

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    Wilting plant, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Peperomia Obtusifolia

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    Peperomia obtusifolia

    Throughout the tropics

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    The Peperomia Obtusifolia is sometimes called baby rubber plant because of its thick and fleshy leaves.

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    Wilting plant, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Petite Knock Out® Rose

    Petite knockout rose

    Petite Knock Out® Rose

    Hybrid

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    Thrives in bright direct sun for 6-8 hours per day, so choose a sunny spot in your home or outside. Outdoors, this plant does best in temperatures consistently above 60 degrees Fahrenheit in zones 5-10. Flowers will last indoors for 2-3 weeks. When flowers begin to fade or plants start to look sad, you can take your plant outside and keep in the container or plant into the ground, as long as temps are warm enough. If it’s too cold outside, you can wait it out for warmer temps indoors by keeping your rose bush in a sunny spot and watering regularly.

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    Water

    Water every 2-3 days or as needed. Allow potting mix to dry out at least two inches down in between watering sessions.

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    This plant is pet friendly!

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    With bright light and warm temps, this plant can bloom spring through summer. When the blooming cycle ends in fall, the plant will go dormant. Water throughout winter months to keep plant alive. Light pruning might be needed in early spring. Then, this rose will grow new leaves and new flowers for you to enjoy once again.

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    Crispy leaves with dry soil: Too much direct light or not enough water

    Yellowing leaves with wet soil: Overwatered

  • Philodendron

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    Philodendron

    Throughout the tropics

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    The genus name Philodendron derives from the Greek words 'philo', meaning love or affection, and 'dendron', meaning tree.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Philodendron Birkin

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    Philodendron birkin

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    Light

    Thrives in med-bright indirect light. Not suited for direct afternoon sun.

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    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions.

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    Pets

    Toxic to pets!

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    Fun Fact

    Variegation is known to be unstable on the plant; new leaves can come up variegated, completely white, or completely green!

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Curling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Loss of variegation on new growth: Low light or natural!

  • Philodendron Green

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    Philodendron hederaceum

    Throughout the tropics

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    Light

    Thrives in medium indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    This species of Philodendron is a quick growing, trailing plant with heart shaped leaves.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Philodendron Prince of Orange

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    Philodendron Prince of Orange

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    Light

    Thrives in med-bright indirect light. Not suited for direct afternoon sun.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions.

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    Pets

    Toxic to pets!

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    Fun Fact

    The leaves on the plant changes color over time; new growth will start out as yellow/orange, then revers to a deep copper color to green as it ages!

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Curling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Loss of pigmentation on new growth: Low light

  • Pilea

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    Pilea

    Throughout the tropics

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    Light

    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright to medium indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pets

    Most pileas are pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Pilea plants are commonly cultivated as houseplants because of their easy-going nature and diversity of leaf color & shape.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Pilea Peperomioides

    Pilea

    Pilea peperomioides

    Southern China

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    Light

    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright to medium indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    A self-propagator, the Pilea produces sweet little babies or “pups” on it’s own, which pop up from the soil surrounding the mother plant.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Poinsettia

    Poinsettia

    Euphorbia puicherrima

    Central America

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    Light

    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Not suited for direct sun.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. When thirsty, this plant will wilt.

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    Fun Fact

    The attractive “flowers” on the plant are known as specialized leaves known as bracts. The true flowers are actually the yellow petals in the center!

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves and mushy blackened base: Root rot, overwatered

  • Ponytail Palm

    Ponytail palm

    Beaucarnea recurvata

    Mexico

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect to direct light.

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    Water

    Water every 1–2 weeks in direct light, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Humans seemed to always have a thing for palms. Scientists believe Mesopotamians cultivated the date palm over five thousand years ago.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Leaves crisping, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

    Brown leaf tips: Low humidity or soil compaction (aerate soil)

  • Pothos

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    Pothos

    French Polynesia

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    Light

    Thrives in medium to low indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Water

    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    The Pothos can be easily propagated in water, just make sure to include a node or multiple on your cuttings.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Purple Waffle Plant

    Hemigraphis purple waffles

    Hemigraphis alternata

    Indonesia

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    Light

    Thrives in med-bright indirect light. Not suited for direct afternoon sun.

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    Water

    Water weekly allowing soil to dry out about half way between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions.

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    Pets

    Pet friendly

    Sad plant icon

    Sad Plant Signs

    Drooping leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    White, bleached leaves: too much direct sun

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  • Rubber Tree

    Rubber tree

    Ficus elastica

    Southeast Asia

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    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering

    Crispy, curling leaves: Thirsty plant, underwatered or low humidity

    Leaf drop: low light

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  • Sansevieria Moonshine

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    Dracaena trifasciata

    Africa, Madagascar, Asia

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    Light

    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    You might be surprised to know the Snake Plant is a drought tolerant succulent.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkled leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Schefflera

    Schefflera

    Schefflera arboricola

    East Asia

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect to medium indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    This plant is nicknamed the umbrella tree because of its clustered leaflets.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Leggy and floppy, or leaf drop: Not enough sunlight

    Yellow droopy leaves with wet soil: Overwatered

    Brown leaf edges: Low humidity, or direct sun

  • Schefflera Alpine

    Schefflera alpine

    Schefflera arboricola

    East Asia

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect to medium indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    This plant is nicknamed the umbrella tree because of its clustered leaflets.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Leggy and floppy, or leaf drop: Not enough sunlight

    Yellow droopy leaves with wet soil: Overwatered

    Brown leaf edges: Low humidity, or direct sun

  • Silver Satin

    Pothos satin

    Scindapsus pictus

    Southeast Asia

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    Light

    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    The Silver Satin, a variety of Scindapsus pictus, is also commonly called the Satin Pothos or Silver Philodendron because of its similarities to those plants.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Leaves curling, wilting: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Snake Plant

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    Dracaena trifasciata

    Africa, Madagascar, Asia

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    Light

    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    Fun fact icon

    Fun Fact

    You might be surprised to know the Snake Plant is a drought tolerant succulent.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkled leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Snake Plant Laurentii

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    Dracaena trifasciata

    Africa, Madagascar, Asia

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    Light

    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    Fun fact icon

    Fun Fact

    You might be surprised to know the Snake Plant is a drought tolerant succulent.

    Sad plant icon

    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkled leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Snake Plant Zeylanica

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    Dracaena trifasciata

    Africa, Madagascar, Asia

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    Light

    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    Fun fact icon

    Fun Fact

    You might be surprised to know the Snake Plant is a drought tolerant succulent.

    Sad plant icon

    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkled leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Snow White Waffle Plant

    Hemigraphis snow white

    Hemigraphis alternata 'snow white'

    Indonesia

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    Light

    Thrives in med-bright indirect light. Not suited for direct afternoon sun.

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    Water

    Water weekly allowing soil to dry out about half way between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light conditions.

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    Pets

    Pet friendly

    Sad plant icon

    Sad Plant Signs

    Drooping leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    White, bleached leaves: too much direct sun

  • Spider Plant

    Spider plant

    Chlorophytum comosum

    Southern Africa

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate medium indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    The Spider Plant will self-propagate when happy and healthy. These little babies or 'plantlets' can be used to make new spider plants.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Crispy leaf tips, dry potting mix: Underwatered, low humidity

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Staghorn Fern

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    Platycerium

    Australia and surrounding islands

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light.

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    Water every 1–2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out half way down between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    This species of epiphytic fern gets its name from its uniquely shaped fronds that resemble horns or antlers.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting fronds, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • String of Bananas

    String of bananas

    Senecio radicans

    South Africa

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun. Not suited for low light conditions.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop: Low light, moisture-stress

  • String of Dolphins

    String of dolphins

    Senecio peregrinus

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun. Not suited for low light conditions.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

    Sad plant icon

    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop: Low light, moisture-stress

  • String of Hearts

    String of hearts

    Ceropegia woodii

    South Africa

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun. Not suited for low light conditions.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Propagate this plant in water by cutting off its long, trailing vines.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop: Low light, or moisture-stress

  • String of Pearls

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    Senecio rowleyanus

    Southwest Africa

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect light. Can benefit from a few hours of direct sun. Not suited for low light conditions.

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    Water

    Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    This trailing plant is a succulent! Only water when potting mix is bone dry.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Mushy stems, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

    Leaf drop: Low light, moisture-stress

  • Succulents

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    Light

    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright indirect light.

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    Water

    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    Did you know that not all succulents are related? Succulent is an umbrella term used to denote any plant that has adapted to survive in arid sunny conditions.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Leaves curling or wrinkling, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

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  • Tradescantia

    Tradescantia

    Tradescantia zebrina

    North & South America

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    Thrives in bright indirect to medium indirect light. Avoid direct sun.

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    Water

    Water weekly, allowing about half the soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Leggy and loss of color: Not enough sunlight

    Browning: Underwatered or low humidity

    Yellowing: Overwatered

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  • Xerographica

    Xerographica

    Tillandsia xerographica

    Tropical Americas

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    Thrives in bright indirect light, but can tolerate bright direct light.

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    Water

    Soak weekly in a bowl of room temperature water for 15-30 minutes. Shake excess water off afterward.

    This plant can benefit from extra humidity.

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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    Tillandsia are called 'air plants' due to their ability to grow without soil. In their native environment, they can be found growing on trees, cliffs, and even telephone wires.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Blackened base: Plant rot

    Curled or shriveled leaves: Low humidity, underwatered

    Not green when wet: Dead plant

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  • Yucca

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    Yucca

    Arid Americas and Caribbean

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect to direct light.

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    Water

    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    Yuccas have adapted to a vast range of environments, from rocky deserts to mountainous regions to subtropical forests.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Crispy or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered

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  • Zebra Plant

    Zebra plant

    Aphelandra squarrosa

    Brazil

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    Light

    Thrives in bright indirect light. Not suited for direct sun or low light conditions.

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    Water

    Water weekly, allowing about half the soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Browning: Overwatering, low humidity

    Leaf drop: Low light, or overwatered (wet soil) / underwatered (dry soil)

    Yellowing: Overwatered

  • ZZ Plant

    Zz

    Zamioculcas zamiifolia

    Zanzibar, Kenya, Eastern Africa

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    Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun.

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    Water

    Water every 2–3 weeks, allowing soil to dry out between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

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    Fun Fact

    You might spot large potato-like rhizomes under the surface of the ZZ Plant's soil. These store water to help the plant survive drought in its native habitat.

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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Wrinkled leaves: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing and becoming mushy, wet potting mix: Root rot, overwatered