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Arrowhead Plant - Syngonium Care

Arrowhead Plant (Syngonium) is a great plant for places with low light. The plants are usually busy and make them great for indoor areas. Some varieties have a tendency to grow up structures through the strong vines these plants develop.  Water: The arrowhead plant should be allowed to dry out between waterings. Although the plant enjoys some moisture, it should not be kept too wet, which may lead to root rot. Proper arrowhead plant care requires humid conditions, especially during dry winter months. Mist the plant daily or place its container on a tray filled with pebbles and water to increase humidity Light: BRIGHT light and high humidity will be beneficial to Syngonium plant. It will become thin, weak and leggy in low...

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Ivy Care

One of the best choices for a fast-growing screen or ground cover. Ivy is easy to grow and very rewarding.   Light: Grow ivy in medium light for best results. It does tolerate low light, but ivy won't grow as well or last as long in dim spots. Ivy can take bright light indoors, as well, and even a bit of direct sun on its foliage. In general, ivy varieties that have white variegation on their leaves are more susceptible to damage from too much sun. Water: Water ivy when the top inch or so of the potting mix dries out. If you miss a watering or two and your ivy wilts, don't worry -- it should recover after you give it...

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Dracaena Care

Dracaena houseplants are easy to care for and maintain. It tolerates low light conditions and has fairly low watering needs. Everything you need to know to grow Dracaena plants.   Lighting: Filtered indoor light (such as through a sheer curtain in front of a sunny window) or a semi-shade spot is an ideal location. Never place a dracaena plant in direct sun, as the rays will scorch its foliage.   Water: Keep your Dracaena hydrated by misting the leaves with water and keeping the soil lightly misted. Always allow the topsoil to dry out before watering. Drooping or yellowing leaves could indicate over-watering or poor drainage.   Temperature: Dracaena prefers temperatures ranging from 65° – 78° during the day. Night temperatures can drop about ten...

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Succulent Care

Succulents Plants are some of the easiest plants to care. They are adaptive and can survive many conditions. As a result, these are ideal houseplants. Soil: Succulents do best in soil that doesn't hold water. If your soil does not drain well, add some sand or gravel to increase drainage. Light: Succulents can grow indoors and outdoors as long as they are getting enough sunlight. If growing indoors, place the plant near a sunny window. South facing windows will provide the best sunlight. Watering: The rule of thumb is to water succulents when the soil is dry. Do not water if the soil is still moist or wet. Determine how long it takes for the soil to dry completely and you can start a...

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Palm Care

Palm trees are ideal houseplants because it grows very slowly and thrives in low light and cramped space. It’s also an excellent air purifier.     Water: Proper watering is important to the health of an indoor palm. If a plant doesn't get enough water, it can suffer from dried leaves and brown leaf tips and margins. Palms need to be kept moist, but you should never allow them to dry out or sit in water. You can allow the soil of the palm to dry out slightly below the surface between waterings during active growth and allow the soil to become dry out a little deeper between waterings in winter. When you do water, pour water until it comes out...

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