In its swampy native habitat in central and South America, P. aquatica is a vigorous grower that can reach 60 feet tall. As a houseplant living indoors in a pot, this kind of growth is unlikely, but money tree will still impress you with new foliage on a regular basis, so you may want to trim it occasionally to manage its size and shape.
Both lipstick + goldfish plants get their name from the shape of their flowers but even when not in bloom, these plants have some beautiful and unique foliage. 🌿🌿 Make sure to provide lots of bright indirect light and the chance to dry out about halfway down between each watering.
this plant is a hybrid of squamiferum and pedatum and is a climber, so would love a trellis or moss pole for support. grow this philodendron in a well-draining potting mix and allow the top few inches of soil to dry between waterings. bright indirect light is best - an east-facing window would be perfect for this plant.
While these plants can handle medium light conditions, the lighter the variegation on the leaves, the more sunlight the plant will need. ☀️ But keep out of direct sunlight, which will scorch the leaves. You'll want to allow the soil to dry out almost completely between waterings. 💧
New growth emerges lime green and then fades into a deep eggplant purple color 😍 These plants are super low maintenance. They can tolerate medium light but will do best with bright indirect. Let the soil dry out completely between waterings and no need for any extra humidity.
to maintain that bright, variegated color, be sure to provide bright-bright indirect light, like a west or south-facing window. these plants would thrive outside in the summer, with the extra humidity and sunshine. just make sure to keep up on your watering with the warm temps.
despite the name, the ponytail palm is actually a succulent, not a palm. native to desert areas of Mexico, these plants like their light bright and their soil dry, so use a fast-draining cactus mix and hold off on the water until the soil is almost completely dry. bonus → they are non-toxic for your pets.
Can tolerate lower light, is drought tolerant, and has tons of varieties. Also known as the Chinese evergreen, this plant prefers bright indirect light, but can still thrive in medium-light situations. Give the soil a chance to dry out 75% of the way down in-between waterings. But, keep away from pets, as this plant is considered toxic to your furry friends.
To maintain that deep pink color on your ficus elastica 'ruby', bright light is your friend. Variegated rubber plants can take plenty of sun and it's the key to keep up those coveted colors. Directly in an east window would work, but even a western or southern window would be better.
variegated shell ginger → native to India and boasts some of the coolest variations in leaf variegation. a few of these just landed in the greenhouse 😍 this plant will need bright light and extra humidity to thrive and maintain those highly patterned leaves. 🙌