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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. Increase frequency with increased 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

  • 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

  • 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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    Fun Fact

    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

  • 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

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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 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 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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    Sad Plant Signs

    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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    Pets

    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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    Sad Plant Signs

    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.

  • Christmas 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

  • Coffee Plant

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    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

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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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    Fun Fact

    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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    Fun Fact

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

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    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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    Most ferns are pet friendly!

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

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    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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    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 Audrey

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    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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    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

  • Fiddle Leaf Fig

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    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

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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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    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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    Pets

    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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    Wrinkling leaves, dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

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

  • 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 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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    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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    Wilting plant dry potting mix: Thirsty plant, underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

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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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    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

    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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    Pets

    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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    Sad Plant Signs

    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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    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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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    Fun Fact

    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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    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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    Sad Plant Signs

    Leaf drop: Not enough sunlight

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

    Curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

  • 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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    Sad Plant Signs

    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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    Sad Plant Signs

    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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    Pets

    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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    Sad Plant Signs

    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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  • 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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    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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    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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    Sad Plant Signs

    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 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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    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

  • 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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    Pets

    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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    Sad Plant Signs

    Wilting plant, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: 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 Green

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    Philodendron hederaceum

    Throughout the tropics

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    Thrives in medium 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 species of Philodendron is a quick growing, trailing plant with heart shaped leaves.

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    Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Pilea

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    Pilea

    Throughout the tropics

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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright 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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    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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    Thrives in bright direct light, but can tolerate bright 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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    Pets

    This plant is pet friendly!

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    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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    Wilting plant or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

  • Poinsettia

    Poinsettia

    Euphorbia puicherrima

    Central America

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    Thrives 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. 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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    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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    Thrives in bright indirect to direct light.

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    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

    Golden pothosl

    Pothos

    French Polynesia

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    Thrives in 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 or curling leaves, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, black stems: Overwatered

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  • Satin Pothos

    Pothos satin

    Scindapsus pictus

    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

    The Satin Pothos is not a true Pothos plant but a Scindapsus pictus. They are different genera but within the same family.

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    Leaves curling, wilting: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Sansevieria Moonshine

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    Dracaena trifasciata

    Africa, Madagascar, Asia

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

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    Dracaena trifasciata

    Africa, Madagascar, Asia

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    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

  • Snake Plant Laurentii

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    Dracaena trifasciata

    Africa, Madagascar, Asia

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    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

  • Snake Plant Zeylanica

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    Dracaena trifasciata

    Africa, Madagascar, Asia

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    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

  • Spider Plant

    Spider plant

    Chlorophytum comosum

    Southern Africa

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    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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    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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    Wilting fronds, dry potting mix: Underwatered

    Yellowing leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatered

  • Succulents

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    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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  • 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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    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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    Thrives in bright indirect to direct 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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    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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  • ZZ Plant

    Zz

    Zamioculcas zamiifolia

    Zanzibar, Kenya, Eastern Africa

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    Thrives in medium to low indirect light. Can tolerate bright 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