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Often considered the Queen of indoor plants the Bird of Paradise plant will definitely add some life and tropical feels to your space. A relatively hardy plant, your BOP can tolerate low direct light settings to bright direct sun. Soil Almost any well-draining potting mix will be sufficient for your Bird of Paradise. Our go-to recommendation for a high-quality soil that’s fast draining is Fox Farms Ocean Forest. Watering Water your Bird of Paradise when the top 50% of the soil is dry. Make sure to discard any water that drains from the bottom to avoid root rot. It is...

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begonia -

These fun, vibrant, and lively plants will really add some color to your plant shelf. Native to Brazil, they thrive in an environment that resembles bright light and high humidity. Soil Almost any well-draining potting mix will be sufficient for your Begonia. Our go-to recommendation for a high-quality soil that’s fast draining is Fox Farms Ocean Forest. Drainage is key for these plants, as they are extremely susceptible to root root. Watering Water your Begonia when the top 2 inches of the soil dries out. Water less in the winter. Make sure to discard any water that drains from the...

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hoya -

This low maintenance species are great climbers and some of the easiest houseplants to grow. Hoyas are often referred to as Wax plants because of their thick, shiny leaves. They are slow growing plants that are native to tropical and subtropical Asia. Soil Almost any well-draining potting mix will be sufficient for your Hoya.. Our go-to recommendation for a high-quality soil that’s fast draining is Fox Farms Ocean Forest. Orchid bark may increase the richness of the soil which is beneficial for Hoya’s. Watering Hoyas like to dry out about 2/3 of the way between watering. In the winter months,...

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dracaena -

We should preface this guide by noting the semi-recent reclassification of Sansevieria to the Dracaena genus. It’s confusing and just like the Willis Tower, we’ll probably never call it by the new name. But for the sake of science, know that snake plants technically fall under this guide whether we choose to accept their new name. Often referred to as a Dragon Tree, Dracaena’ come in many different variations. Native of the Canary Islands, they can tolerate a bit of cooler air and high humidity. They can grow into tall trees with beautiful arching leaves as they mature. Soil Almost...

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peperomia -

Native of the South American rainforests, these easy going, low maintenance plants are great for beginners. Because they are slow growing and compact, they are often confused with succulents. Soil Almost any well-draining potting mix will be sufficient for your Peperomia. They aren’t too picky. Our go-to recommendation for a high-quality soil that’s fast draining is Fox Farms Ocean Forest. Watering Peperomias like to dry out about 2/3 of the way. In the winter months they like to fully dry out, but try not to let it stay dry for too long. These plants are similar to succulents as they...

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