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Pendula Yucca [Care Guide, Common Problems and Solutions]

Scientific name: Yucca recurvifolia. Common name: Adam’s needle,bear-grass, common yucca,  silk-grass, Spanish bayonet, needle-palm. Height: 1.50 to 3 meters. Light requirement: High. Temperature: 65-75°F (18º- 24ºC) Watering: Moderate once a week, but don’t use too much water. Fertilizer: Organic every 30 days before sowing, and chemical fertilizers as needed. The pendulous yucca plant is native …

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Strelitzia Nicolai: Here’s How You Can Take Care of It

Florists and gardeners are fascinated with a wide range of plants. However, Strelitzias are a particular favorite among them.  Did you know that of all the Strelitzia species, the Strelitzia Nicolai or giant white bird of paradise is the one that grows the most?  Most plant enthusiasts have at least one Strelitzia, and those without …

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Kimberly Queen Fern vs Boston Fern (What’s The Difference?)

You’d be forgiven if you thought Boston fern was the same as Kimberly Queen fern. Both ferns have a unique zigzag pattern on their leaves, which will enhance the look and feel of your room. But today, I’ll show you how to tell a Boston fern from a Kimberly Queen fern by pointing out the …

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Monstera Siltepecana vs Monstera Peru (What’s The Difference)

It is not uncommon to find Monster Siltepecana mislabeled in a nursery. Such mix-ups are not entirely the plant person’s fault; the species can be pretty confusing. Its appearance changes so radically in the course of its growth. Later at maturity, it might be hard to tell it apart from its cousin Monstera Peru. There …

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Bird of Paradise Leaves Turning Brown (9 Causes and Solutions)

Brown leaves on bird of paradise are a common indicator of sunburn, insect infestation, and fungal infection. Additionally, insufficient humidity, poor water quality, and incorrect temperatures are all possible causes. Water your plant only when the topsoil is completely dry and keep it out of direct sunlight to prevent the foliage from turning brown. The …

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How Fast Do Elephant Ears Grow? (And How To Grow It Faster)

The elephant ear plant (colocasia or Alocasia) is a large tropical beauty that possesses large attractive leaves bound to make any space feel tropical or more like a rain forest. And the best part about this plant is its quick growth. Which makes it a suitable option if you just don’t have the time to …

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Scindapsus vs Pothos (What’s the Difference?)

Scindapsus and pothos are ideal for those with a brown thumb. Both are tough-to-kill trailing vines that are members of the Arum family Araceae. However, they differ slightly in terms of features and growing requirements. The main difference between Scindapsus and pothos is the variegation of the foliage. Scindapsus foliage is variegated in silvery gray …

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String of Pearls Turning Purple (9 Causes and Solutions)

Although some green and white variegated forms of this plant exist, a healthy String of Pearls is usually green. The tell-tale fleshy, pea-like leaves that resemble a beaded necklace only change color when the plant is exposed to stress. This is why a String of Pearls turning purple is a concern for many growers. So, …

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Caladium Leaves Turning Yellow (Causes And Solutions)

One of the primary reasons for keeping Caladiums as houseplants is their stunning foliage. Because of that, if the leaves start to turn yellow, this plant instantly loses much of its appeal.  Yellowing of caladium leaves can be caused by manganese, zinc, nitrogen, and iron deficiency. Overwatering and underwatering often lie at the heart of …

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Can Kalanchoe Plants Grow Aerial Roots? (Tips to Deal With Them)

There is a good chance that you have noticed some small root shoots emerging from the leaf nodes of your Kalanchoe plants if you have turned up here. Can they be aerial roots? You don’t have to panic over aerial roots on your Kalanchoe plants as they are easy to correct. Aerial roots will develop …

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