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Plant of the Month – Philodendron

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The name philodendron derives from two Greek words meaning ‘love’ and ‘tree’. In their natural habitat, philodendrons are almost always associated with trees, either starting from seed high in the canopy of large trees or lower on the trunk. They take water and nutrients from the tree initially, then send down thick aerial roots to obtain nutrients from the soil. These roots can be seen on a few varieties commonly used as houseplants and can reach incredible lengths.

The Philodendron genus ...

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Plant of the Month – Aglaonema

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Looking for a hardy but elegant tropical plant that does well in low to medium light? Consider an Aglaonema, sometimes called a Chinese Evergreen. You may have to go to a greenhouse that specializes in tropical plants to find one, but it will be worth the trip. This is one of our Top 10 favourite tropical office plants and we use frequently in office installations. There are literally dozens of unique varieties available, each displaying widely varying leaf markings, colours, ...

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Plant of the Month – Pothos Ivy

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May’s feature plant is: Pothos Ivy (Epipremnum aureum)

Almost everyone has had one of these incredibly versatile, hardy tropical plants in their home or office at some point.The Pothos Ivy remains one of our favourites year after year. It is the perfect plant….it grows almost anywhere, can tolerate bright light, very low light and everything in between and comes in many beautiful varieties and forms. See the image on the left for examples of Pothos ‘N Joy’, Neon, Golden and Marble ...

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Plant of the Month-Jade Plant

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Jade table-top plant in Lechuza Quadro containerFebruary’s feature plant is: Jade Plant (Crassula ovata)

The Jade plant is a popular tropical plant for both home and office. Sometimes called a Money Plant, it is a unique looking, easy-to-grow succulent that can live for decades. Older mature plants often take on unusual shapes and can resemble miniature trees with trunk-like stems. The leaves are shiny and thick ...

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