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house plants
Name Comments
PINE-BUDDHIST
Botanical Name
Podocarpus macrophyllus
Light Watering
Bright filtered light
Keep soil moist Evergreen plant with dense, dark green needle-like foliage
PINE-FERN Podocarpus gracilior Evergreen plant with fine drooping foliage PINE-NORFOLK ISLAND Araucaria heterophylla Evergreen plant with soft, over lapping, tiered foliage POLKA DOT PLANT Hypoestes phyllostachya Soft, bright green foliage with red or white speckles RUBBER PLANT Ficus elastica
Large glossy green or burgundy leaves with ivory ribbing
SCHEFFLERA Schefflera spp.
Bright filtered light Keep soil moist
Bright indirect light, cool Keep soil moist
Bright filtered light Keep soil moist
Low-direct light
Allow soil to dry before watering
Bright indirect light
Allow soil to dry before watering
Tree or shrub form with long stems supporting 6-8 large glossy leaves
SENSITIVE PLANT Mimosa pudica Bright direct light
Keep soil moist
Compound lacy leaves that close when touched. Do not touch constantly, as it stresses the plant
SNAKE PLANT Sansevieria trifasciata Indirect light
Allow soil to dry completely before watering
Hardy, durable plant with sword-shaped, leathery dark green leaves, some with yellow or cream edges
TI PLANT Cordyline terminalis Filtered/indirect light
Allow soil to dry before watering
Sword-shaped leaves with red variegation
VENUS FLY TRAP Dionaea muscipula Bright indirect light
Keep moss moist with distilled water
Carnivorous plant that feeds on insects; attractive foliage and red traps
YUCCA Yucca elephantipes Bright direct sunlight
Allow soil to dry completely before watering
Sword-shaped leaves; very durable plant


































































































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