How to Keep Your Strawberry Shake Philodendron Happy & Healthy
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How to Keep Your Strawberry Shake Philodendron Happy & Healthy

Strawberry Shake Philodendrons are expensive and rare. If you’ve managed to find one, you will want to protect your investment by keeping your plant happy and healthy.  Hobbyists love Strawberry Shake Philodendrons because of their swirling, multicolored leaves, which appear in various shades of pink, red, orange, yellow, and white.  Every plant is unique, so…

How to Grow Homalomena Emerald Gem & Care Tips
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How to Grow Homalomena Emerald Gem & Care Tips

The Emerald Gem is a vibrant Homalomena with spade-shaped glossy green leaves. This eye-catching houseplant has ridges on the leaves that fan out in a unique pattern. The Emerald Gem is sometimes confused with the Homalomena Rubescens because they look very similar. However, the Emerald Gem has green stems in contrast to the Rubescens with…

Calathea White Star: Complete Care Guide
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Calathea White Star: Complete Care Guide

The Calathea White Star (Geoppertia Majestica) is arguably one of the most beautiful Calathea varieties. It has intricate, elongated leaves and white striped variegation that occasionally gets a blush of pink.  The appearance of the Calathea White Star may be intimidating, but they are not too difficult to care for. They will flourish as long…

Homalomena: Basic Care & Varieties
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Homalomena: Basic Care & Varieties

Homalomena is a genus of the family Araceae. Homalomenas are native to the humid tropics and sub-tropics of southern Asia, Latin America, and the southwestern Pacific. There are at least 135 known species of Homalomena. These herbaceous plants are grown as houseplants for their assortment of stunning foliage.  While Homalomena is not a new houseplant…

How To Care For Calathea Freddie
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How To Care For Calathea Freddie

Calathea Freddie (also known as Calathea Mirabilis, Goeppertia Mirabilis, or Calathea Concinna) is unique among other Calatheas in appearance and care needs. While Calatheas are not typically beginner-friendly plants, the Calathea Freddie is a great choice for people looking to try caring for Calatheas as it tends to be hardier than other Calathea varieties. All About Calathea Freddie…

Choosing Best Pots For Calathea & What You Should Avoid

Choosing Best Pots For Calathea & What You Should Avoid

If you have been wondering which pot is best for Calatheas, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll go through common types of houseplant pots and whether or not they are suitable for Calatheas. We’ll also highlight what you should look for when choosing a pot for your Calathea from sizing to depth.  Calatheas are…

Philodendrons Mcdowell Vs Pastazanum: What Are The Differences?

Philodendrons Mcdowell Vs Pastazanum: What Are The Differences?

If you want to discover the differences between a Mcdowell and Pastazanum, then you’re in the right place. We’ll explore everything you need to know to spot the distinctions between these two similar Philodendrons. Save yourself time and money, and make sure you’ve got the plant you want.  Mcdowell vs Pastazanum – Spotting The Difference…

How To Care For Philodendron Hastatum Silver Sword
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How To Care For Philodendron Hastatum Silver Sword

The Philodendron Hastatum, known as the Silver Sword, is a striking plant in any collection. This is a truly unique Philodendron with silvery gray leaves that undergo an impressive transformation as it matures. The color of this plant, combined with its growth patterns, makes it a common wishlist plant among plant enthusiasts. There are also…

Philodendron Micans Care & 6 Tips to Thrive
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Philodendron Micans Care & 6 Tips to Thrive

Commonly a wishlist plant among houseplant collectors, the Philodendron Hederaceum Micans is a beautiful aroid. This trailing or climbing Philodendron is known for its stunning deep green, velvety foliage with reddish backsides. The Micans is a tropical plant in the Araceae family. It is native to Central America and the Caribbean, where it climbs tree…