Plant Care Guides

Check the packing slip included in your order or your order confirmation email for your plant’s name. Search for your plant below to learn what light and water conditions your specific plant needs to thrive!

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Aloe Vera


Botanical Name Aloe barbadensis miller ━━━ Light Thrives in direct, bright light. Will tolerate indirect, bright light. Not suited for low light conditions. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 2 weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wrinkled leaves -- Plant needs more water Brown and mushy leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact You can use the gel from your Aloe Vera leaves at home to soothe dry and sunburnt skin!




Alocasia Black Velvet


Botanical Name Alocasia reginula ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once a week. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. Alocasia also benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting leaves -- Plant needs more water Brown and mushy leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact Alocasia can go into a dormancy period where the whole plant seeminly dies back during fall and winter. Increasing light and humidity can help deter this. Otherwise, plant will start growing again when spring starts.




Alocasia Lauterbachiana


Botanical Name Alocasia Lauterbachiana ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once a week. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. Alocasia also benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting leaves -- Plant needs more water Brown and mushy leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact Alocasia can go into a dormancy period where the whole plant seeminly dies back during fall and winter. Increasing light and humidity can help deter this. Otherwise, plant will start growing again when spring starts.




Alocasia Regal Shield


Botanical Name Alocasia Regal Shield ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once a week. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. Alocasia also benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting leaves -- Plant needs more water Brown and mushy leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact Alocasia can go into a dormancy period where the whole plant seeminly dies back during fall and winter. Increasing light and humidity can help deter this. Otherwise, plant will start growing again when spring starts.




Arboricola


Botanical Name Schefflera Arboricola ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Flopping or dropping leaves -- Not enough sunlight Drooping, yellow leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact This plant is also called umbrella tree because of the way its leaflets cluster together, forming and umbrella shape above the stem.




Aglaonema Red Siam Aura


Botanical Name Aglaonema 'Red Siam Aura' ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant would benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Drooping, yellow leaves -- Plant was overwatered Wilted leaves -- Plant need more water ━━━ Fun Fact Aglaonema may produce flowers if given the proper care.




Alocasia Bambino


Botanical Name Alocasia bambino ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Flopping or dropping leaves -- Not enough sunlight Drooping, yellow leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact Alocasia form bulbs called corms underground from which new Alocasia babies can grow.




Alocasia Pink Dragon


Botanical Name Alocasia Baginda ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Flopping or dropping leaves -- Not enough sunlight Drooping, yellow leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact Alocasia form bulbs called corms underground from which new Alocasia babies can grow.




Autumn Fern


Botanical Name Dryopteris erythrosora ━━━ Light Thrives in medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week, keeping soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant can benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Drooping, yellow leaves, black stems -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact As this plant matures, it will develop orange tinted fronds!




Anthurium


Botanical Name Anthurium andraeanum ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright light. Brighter light will produce brighter colors. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Droopy leaves, dull colors -- Plant needs more water Brown and mushy leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact Anthurium blooms are technically considered spathes and not true flowers!




Alocasia Maharani


Botanical Name Alocasia Maharani ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once a week. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. Alocasia also benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting leaves -- Plant needs more water Brown and mushy leaves -- Plant was overwatered ━━━ Fun Fact Alocasia can go into a dormancy period where the whole plant seeminly dies back during fall and winter. Increasing light and humidity can help deter this. Otherwise, plant will start growing again when spring starts.





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Bird's Nest Fern


Botanical Name Asplenium antiquum ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, medium to bright light. Will tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Pale green, soft leaves – Not enough water Brown tips of leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Bird's Nest Ferns are great for beginners and are pet-safe!




Butterfly Syngonium


Botanical Name Syngonium podophyllum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium light. Will tolerate indirect, bright light or low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top two inches of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown or crispy leaves – Not enough water Yellowing or pale leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact These plants have been proven to help improve air quality!




Brazil Philodendron


Botanical Name Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium 'Brasil' ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright to medium light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilted and curling leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The name Philodendron comes from the Greek words ‘philo’ meaning love and ‘dendron’ meaning tree. These plants love to climb moss poles and trellises.




Button Fern


Botanical Name Pellaea rotundifolia ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilted and curling leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Button ferns can be difficult to find, due to being native only to the New Zealand and Australia Islands. These ferns can also tolerate near freexing temperatures.




Butterfly 'Pink Allusion'


Botanical Name Syngonium podophyllum 'Pink Allusion' ━━━ Light Thrives in medium light. Will tolerate indirect, bright light or low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top two inches of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown or crispy leaves – Not enough water Yellowing or pale leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact These plants have been proven to help improve air quality!




Burgundy Rubber


Botanical Name Ficus Elastica ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 7-10 days. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant will benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Leaf drop—Not enough light Leaves turning brown and crispy —Not enough humidity or water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The latex sap from the rubber tree is still used in the modern processing of rubber and is often a substantial source of income for indigenous populations.




Blue Star Fern


Botanical Name Phlebodium aureum ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, medium to bright light. Will tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Pale green, soft leaves – Not enough water Brown tips of leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Blue Star Fern is an epiphytic fern, which means that it grows on other trees such as dwarf palms and other rainforest plants, in its natural environment.




Bird of Paradise


Botanical Name Strelitzia Alba ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect bright light. May benefit from a few hours of direct light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks, or when soil is 50% dry. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Pale green, soft leaves – Not enough water Splitting leaves -- Normal plant adaptation ━━━ Fun Fact Bird of Paradise is named after its unique crane-like flowers which it produces when grown in its natural environment. Colors can range from red, orange, pink, or white depending on the variety.




Baby Tears


Botanical Name Pilea ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect bright light. May benefit from a few hours of direct light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks, or when soil is 50% dry. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Pale green, soft leaves – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Baby Tears plant is named for the cascade of tiny round leaves which comprise the plant!





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Calathea Freddie


Botanical Name Calathea concinna 'Freddie' ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, medium to bright light. Will tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. Calathea plants might be sensitive to the minerals in tap water, try using filtered water. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water Leaf spots or brown tips – Mineral build up from tap water, use distilled or filtered water ━━━ Fun Fact Given the proper conditions, Calathea plants will move their leaves throughout the day to follow the sunlight. This plant is also pet-safe!




Calathea Peacock


Botanical Name Calathea Makoyana ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, medium to bright light. Will tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. Calathea plants might be sensitive to the minerals in tap water, try using filtered water. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water Leaf spots or brown tips – Mineral build up from tap water, use distilled or filtered water ━━━ Fun Fact Given the proper conditions, Calathea plants will move their leaves throughout the day to follow the sunlight. This plant is also pet-safe!




Calathea Pinstripe


Botanical Name Calathea Ornata ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, medium to bright light. Will tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. Calathea plants might be sensitive to the minerals in tap water, try using filtered water. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water Leaf spots or brown tips – Mineral build up from tap water, use distilled or filtered water ━━━ Fun Fact Given the proper conditions, Calathea plants will move their leaves throughout the day to follow the sunlight. This plant is also pet-safe!




Calathea Rattlesnake


Botanical Name Calathea lancifolia ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, medium to bright light. Will tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. Calathea plants might be sensitive to the minerals in tap water, try using filtered water. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water Leaf spots or brown tips – Mineral build up from tap water, use distilled or filtered water ━━━ Fun Fact Given the proper conditions, Calathea plants will move their leaves throughout the day to follow the sunlight. This plant is also pet-safe!




Christmas Cactus


Botanical Name Schlumbergera truncata ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect bright light. Can tolerate direct bright light or medium light. ━━━ 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. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Though it might look different, this is a true cactus!




Coffee Plant


Botanical Name Coffea arabica ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect bright light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once per week, keeping soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Coffee plants can produce coffee beans, but likely won't get large enough to do so when kept as an indoor specimen.




Crocodile Fern


Botanical Name Microsorium musifolium 'Crocydyllus' ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week, keeping soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. This plant may benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Pale and soft leaves – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Crocodile Ferns are epiphytic, meaning they don't even need soil to grow!




Calandiva


Botanical Name Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana Calandiva ━━━ Light Thrives in direct bright light. Can tolerate indirect bright light. Not suited for low light. ━━━ 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. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Calandiva Plants are known for being able to bloom for up to 6 weeks!




Calathea Leopardina


Botanical Name Calathea cocinna leopardina ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, medium to bright light. Will tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. Calathea plants might be sensitive to the minerals in tap water, try using filtered water. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water Leaf spots or brown tips – Mineral build up from tap water, use distilled or filtered water ━━━ Fun Fact Given the proper conditions, Calathea plants will move their leaves throughout the day to follow the sunlight. This plant is also pet-safe!




Calathea Orbifolia


Botanical Name Calathea orbifolia ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, medium to bright light. Will tolerate low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves high humidity. Calathea plants might be sensitive to the minerals in tap water, try using filtered water. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water Leaf spots or brown tips – Mineral build up from tap water, use distilled or filtered water ━━━ Fun Fact Given the proper conditions, Calathea plants will move their leaves throughout the day to follow the sunlight. This plant is also pet-safe!




Chinese Money Plant


Botanical Name Pilea peperomioides ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect bright light. Can tolerate direct bright light or medium light. ━━━ 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. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling and wilting leaves – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Chinese Money Plants are self-propogating and will produce babies or 'pups' in the soil surrounding the mother plant. This plant is also called the Friendship Plant because the pups make great gifts!





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Dieffenbachia


Botanical Name Dieffenbachia seguine ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to low light. ━━━ Water Water every week, allowing soil to dry out halfway between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Pale and wilting – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Given proper care, this plant can produce small flowers called spathes!




Dieffenbachia 'Panther'


Botanical Name Dieffenbachia 'panther' ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to low light. ━━━ Water Water every week, allowing soil to dry out halfway between waterings. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Pale and wilting – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Given proper care, this plant can produce small flowers called spathes!





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Ficus Audrey


Botanical Name Ficus Benghalensis ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright light. Tolerates medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Ficus Audrey is the national tree of India!




Fiddle Leaf Fig


Botanical Name Ficus lyrata ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright light to full sun. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact A Fiddle Leaf Fig tree in its native environment could grow over 40 feet tall!




Ficus Umbellata


Botanical Name Ficus umbellata ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Ficus Umbellata is of African origin but has popularity in Japanese culture as a houseplant.




Florida Beauty Dracaena


Botanical Name Dracaena Godseffiana 'Florida Beauty' ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact As this plant matures, the signature speckles on the leaves will grow lighten and become white.




Flapjack


Botanical Name Kalanchoe thyrsiflora ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact With increased sunlight, this plant will develop hints of red on the edges of the leaves!




Fittonia (Nerve Plant)


Botanical Name Fittonia ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once a week, keeping soil moist. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. Benefits from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Soft, drooping plant - Not Enough Water ━━━ Fun Fact Fittonia is also called nerve plant because of the brightly contrasting veins on the leaves.




Ficus Repens


Botanical Name Ficus Repens ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect bright to medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 2-3 weeks. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown tips and edges of leaves – Not enough humidity, too much direct sunlight Yellowing leaves– Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Though it doesn't look like it, this little plant is related to the Fiddle Leaf Fig!





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Golden Pothos


Botanical Name Epipremnum Aureum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. Not suited for direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks. Allow top half of soil to dry out between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting and soft leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Pothos can be easily propagated in water. Snip off a node from your plant, stick it in water, and watch it grow!




Green Ivy


Botanical Name Hedera helix ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Not suited for low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown tips and edges of leaves – Not enough humidity, too much direct sunlight Yellowing leaves– Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact In ancient Greece, Ivy was used to help reduce swelling and treat respiratory conditions!




Green Philodendron


Botanical Name Philodendron hederaceum ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright to medium light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilted and curling leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The name Philodendron comes from the Greek words ‘philo’ meaning love and ‘dendron’ meaning tree. These plants love to climb moss poles and trellises.




Green Maranta (Prayer Plant)


Botanical Name Maranta leuconeura ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from extra humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing edges on leaves – Too much water Curling leaves -- Not enough humidity ━━━ Fun Fact Prayer Plants are known and named for their ability to move their leaves throughout the day. In the right conditions, they will fold up their leaves at night, and unfold them to follow the sun throughout the day.





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Hoya Carnosa


Botanical Name Hoya carnosa ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. Can handle some direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow the soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wrinkles and wilting leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are around 200-300 species of Hoya features many leaf shapes and flower colors.




Heart Fern


Botanical Name Hemionitis arifolia ━━━ Light Thrives in medium sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week, keeping soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant may benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wrinkles and wilting leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Heart fern is epiphytic, meaning it can grow without soil!





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Iceton Croton


Botanical Name Codiaeum variegatum 'iceton' ━━━ Light Thrives in direct, bright light. Tolerates medium light. Brighter light will produce more vibrant colors. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 7-10 days. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant will benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Wilting leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are over 100 different varieties of croton!





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Jade


Botanical Name Crassula ovata ━━━ Light Thrives in direct, bright light. Not suited for low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 2-3 weeks. Allow the soil to dry out between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wrinkles leaves – Not enough water Brown, mushy leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact In several parts of the world, jade plant is believed to be associated with good luck or fortune.




Janet Craig Compacta


Botanical Name Dracaena fragrans ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact This plant variety has been around about 35 years and is one of the most popular office plants, due to the ability to adapt to low lighting conditions.




Jade Pothos


Botanical Name Epipremnum Aureum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry out 50% between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown, mushy leaves and black stems – Too much water Drooping and soft leaves -- Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Pothos plants thive when trained to climb a moss pole or board.





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Kimberly Queen Fern


Botanical Name Nephrolepis obliterata ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. ━━━ Water Keep soil moist. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Kimberly Queen Fern originated in Australia!




Kiwi Dracaena


Botanical Name Dracaena Marginata 'kiwi' ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The name Dracaena comes from the Ancient Greek word meaning Female Dragon!





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Lemon Lime Dracaena


Botanical Name Dracaena deremensis ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The name Dracaena comes from the Ancient Greek word meaning Female Dragon!




Lemon Maranta


Botanical Name Maranta leuconeura var. erythroneura 'Lemon Lime' ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from extra humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing edges on leaves – Too much water Curling leaves -- Not enough humidity ━━━ Fun Fact Prayer Plants are known and named for their ability to move their leaves throughout the day. In the right conditions, they will fold up their leaves at night, and unfold them to follow the sun throughout the day.




Leslie Bird's Nest Fern


Botanical Name Asplenium antiquum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from extra humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing edges on leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact This plant is pet safe!




Lemon Button Fern


Botanical Name Nephrolepis cordifolia ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from extra humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing edges on leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact This plant may give off a faint lemon scent, hence it's common name!




Lipstick Plant


Botanical Name Aeschynanthus Pulcher ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from extra humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing edges on leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact This plant will produce elongated red flowers, resembling lipsticks.





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Money Tree


Botanical Name Pachira aquatica ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top half of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Dropped Leaves – Not enough sunlight Yellowing Leaves or Black Stems – Too much water ━━━ 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.




Mini Monstera


Botanical Name Rhapidophora tetrasperma ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top half of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning leaves – Not enough light Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Monstera Minima plants love to climb a moss pole or trellis!




Marble Queen Pothos


Botanical Name Epipremnum aureum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top half of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning leaves – Not enough light Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Pothos plants are one of the easiest houseplants to have! They are perfect for beginners.




Monstera Deliciosa


Botanical Name Monstera deliciosa ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top half of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The Monstera is famous for its natural leaf holes, or fenestrations. The holes are thought to maximize the plant's sun capture while decreasing the mass of plant cells!




Mahogany Fern


Botanical Name Didymochlaena truncatula ━━━ Light Thrives in medium light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once a week, keeping soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant can benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning tips of leaves – Too much direct light Black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact These ferns develop mahogany colored leaves (hence the name) as they mature. Increasing the sunlight may assist in developing these colors, but avoid direct light as it can burn the leaves.





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Neanthe Bella Palm


Botanical Name Chamaedorea elegans ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright to medium light. Tolerates low light. Not suited for direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every two weeks. Allow the soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant loves extra humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crispy tips – Not enough water or low humidity Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Neanthe Bella Palms have been popular houseplants since Victorian times, when it was commonly found growing in home parlors (hence the common name Parlor Palm). This plant has proven effective at improving air quality and is pet-safe!




Neon Pothos


Botanical Name Epipremnum aureum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry out halfway before watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning leaves – Not enough light Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Pothos are one of the easiest plants to care for, and are perfect for beginners!




Norfolk Pine


Botanical Name Araucaria heterophylla ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water when soil is about 25% dry. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. Benefits from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Needles falling off – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water Curling needles or branches - Not enough humidity ━━━ Fun Fact Norfolk Pine is not a true pine tree, but is actually a tropical evergreen plant! It hates the cold!





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Oyster Tricolor


Botanical Name Tradescantia spathacea ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry out halfway before watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning leaves – Not enough light Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact This plant will develop brighter colors, the more sunlight it recieves!





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Philodendron 'Birkin'


Botanical Name Philodendron 'birkin' ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry out halfway before watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilted and curling leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The name Philodendron comes from the Greek words ‘philo’ meaning love and ‘dendron’ meaning tree.




Peperomia Obtusifolia Variegata


Botanical Name Peperomia obtusifolia Variegata ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting or drooping plant—Not enough water Yellowing or browning leaves and black stems—Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are over 1500 species and varieties of Peperomia!




Peperomia 'Frost'


Botanical Name Peperomia caperata ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting or drooping plant—Not enough water Yellowing or browning leaves and black stems—Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are over 1500 species and varieties of Peperomia! This plant is safe for pets.




Peperomia 'Watermelon'


Botanical Name Peperomia argyreia ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting or drooping plant—Not enough water Yellowing or browning leaves and black stems—Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are over 1500 species and varieties of Peperomia! This plant is safe for pets.




Pink Splash


Botanical Name Hypoestes phyllostachya ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Keep the soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Leggy plants—Not enough sunlight Brown leaves—Too much water Drooping and wilted plant—Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Polka Dot Plants come in a variety of colors, including pink, red, white, and green! This plant is safe for pets.




Philodendron 'Imperial Green'


Botanical Name Philodendron erubescens var. Imperial Green ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water every 1-2 weeks. Allow soil to dry out halfway before watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilted and curling leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The name Philodendron comes from the Greek words ‘philo’ meaning love and ‘dendron’ meaning tree.




Philodendron 'Imperial Red'


Botanical Name Philodendron erubescens var. Imperial Red ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water every 1-2 weeks. Allow soil to dry out halfway before watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilted and curling leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The name Philodendron comes from the Greek words ‘philo’ meaning love and ‘dendron’ meaning tree.




Petra Croton


Botanical Name Codiaeum variegatum ━━━ Light Thrives in direct, bright light. Tolerates medium light. Brighter light will produce more vibrant colors. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 7-10 days. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant will benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Wilting leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are over 100 different varieties of croton!




Ponytail Palm


Botanical Name Beaucarnea recurvata ━━━ Light Thrives in bright sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every one to two weeks. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves -- Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact This palm is pet friendly!




Peace Lily


Botanical Name Spathiphyllum ━━━ Light Thrives in low to medium sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week, keeping soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant will benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and mushy leaves or stems -- Too much water Wilting leaves – Not enough water ━━━ Fun Fact Peace Lily is a common indoor plant known for its air purifying quailties. The white blooms also give off a sweet scent.




Peperomia 'Rosso'


Botanical Name Peperomia caperata ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting or drooping plant—Not enough water Yellowing or browning leaves and black stems—Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are over 1500 species and varieties of Peperomia! This plant is safe for pets.




Peperomia 'Rana Verde'


Botanical Name Peperomia rana verde ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting or drooping plant—Not enough water Yellowing or browning leaves and black stems—Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are over 1500 species and varieties of Peperomia! This plant is safe for pets.




Peperomia 'Piccolo Banda'


Botanical Name Peperomia Albovittata ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly 1-2 weeks. Allow the soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilting or drooping plant—Not enough water Yellowing or browning leaves and black stems—Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact There are over 1500 species and varieties of Peperomia! This plant is safe for pets.




Pothos N'Joy


Botanical Name Epipremnum pinnatum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top half of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning leaves – Not enough light Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Pothos plants are one of the easiest houseplants to have! They are perfect for beginners.




Philodendron Monstera


Botanical Name Monstera deliciosa ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top half of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The Monstera is famous for its natural leaf holes, or fenestrations. The holes are thought to maximize the plant's sun capture while decreasing the mass of plant cells!




Philodendron 'Hope'


Botanical Name Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to bright indirect light. Tolerates low light. ━━━ Water Water every 1-2 weeks. Allow soil to dry out halfway before watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wilted and curling leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The name Philodendron comes from the Greek words ‘philo’ meaning love and ‘dendron’ meaning tree.




Pothos Totem Pole


Botanical Name Epipremnum aureum ━━━ Light Thrives in medium light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every 1-2 weeks. Allow the top half of soil to dry between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Browning leaves – Not enough light Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Pothos plants are one of the easiest houseplants to have! They are perfect for beginners.




Pink Fittonia (Nerve Plant)


Botanical Name Fittonia ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect, bright light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once a week, keeping soil moist. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. Benefits from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Yellowing leaves – Too much water Soft, drooping plant - Not Enough Water ━━━ Fun Fact Fittonia is also called nerve plant because of the brightly contrasting veins on the leaves.





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Ruby Rubber


Botanical Name Ficus Elastica Ruby ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. Brighter light will produce more vibrant colors. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 7-10 days. Allow soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant will benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Leaf drop—Not enough light Leaves turning brown and crispy —Not enough humidity or water Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The latex sap from the rubber tree is still used in the modern processing of rubber and is often a substantial source of income for indigenous populations.




Red Maranta (Prayer Plant)


Botanical Name Maranta leuconeura ━━━ Light Thrives in medium to indirect bright light. Can adapt to low light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week. Allow top half of soil to dry out in between waterings. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from extra humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing edges on leaves – Too much water Curling leaves -- Not enough humidity ━━━ Fun Fact Prayer Plants are known and named for their ability to move their leaves throughout the day. In the right conditions, they will fold up their leaves at night, and unfold them to follow the sun throughout the day.




Rabbits Foot Fern


Botanical Name Davallia fejeensis ━━━ Light Thrives in medium sunlight. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every week, keeping soil moist but not soggy. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant benefits from extra humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Brown and crisp leaves – Not enough water Yellowing leaves and black stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact This fern reaches fuzzy root like structures out along the soil, giving it the common name Rabbit's Foot.




Red Ardisia


Botanical Name Ardisia humilis ━━━ Light Thrives in bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. Brighter light will produce more vibrant color. ━━━ Water Water approximately once per week, keeping soil moist. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. This plant will benefit from increased humidity. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Drooping leaves—Not water Browning leaf tips—Not enough humidity Yellowing leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact This plant, if grown in the proper conditions, can produce bright red (poisonous) berries!





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Satin Pothos


Botanical Name Scindapsus pictus ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect bright to medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 7-10 days. Let the top half of soil dry before watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Curled or wilting leaves - Not enought water Yellowing leaves and brown stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Thought this plant is commonly called a Pothos, it is techincally not a pothos plant!




Silver Ribbon Fern


Botanical Name Pteris ensiformis ━━━ Light Thrives in indirect bright to medium light. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly once every week, keeping the soil moist. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Crispy, Brown leaves – Not enough water Brown, Mushy stems – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact The scientific name of Pteris comes from the Greek term for “feather”, which might refer to the plant’s delicate and feather-like look.




Snake 'Laurentii'


Botanical Name Sansevieria laurentii ━━━ Light Thrives in any light condition, including low light. Avoid direct sunlight. ━━━ Water Water thoroughly every 2-3 weeks. Allow the soil to dry completely between watering. Expect to water more frequently in brighter light and less frequently in lower light. ━━━ Common Plant Problems Wrinkled leaves – Not enough water Mushy leaves – Too much water ━━━ Fun Fact Snake plants are often named by feng shui experts as being a lucky plant to have in your home. These low maintenance plants are easy to keep alive and have been sh