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Developing Deliciosa Developing Delectable Beasts at Home

Do you want your interior to look like a real jungle? If so, you will have to grow Monstera deliciosa. This giant-leaved climbing plant can really brighten up your living room. Indoor specimens often reach 4 to 5 feet tall. Those that grow in their original rainforest environments can often grow up to ten feet […]

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Tradescantia Pallida the Wandering Jew with the Purple Heart

Are you looking for a plant that attracts attention? The bright purple leaves and stems of Tradescantia pallida will do the trick! This species of Wandering Jew is called a purple-hearted plant, purple queen and more. Popular in FROST-free regions, a Purple Heart ground cover can be extremely noticeable. But it hangs just as well, […]

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The Impact of Pursuing the Desirable on Rare Plants

I bought a rare plant this week. It was not one of those specimens that you will see on Instagram with #unicornplant, like a Philodendron ‘Spiritus Sancti’ or a colorful fan palm: my Budget will not reach a four-figure houseplant bill. No, my rare plant cost me. It is a variety of strawberry saxifrage, Saxifraga […]

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Presenting the Plant Record

I’m starting an Email Newsletter called The Plant Ledger. Here’s what it is and why you should subscribe to it. (If you just want to subscribe, click here!) As a journalist, I tend to keep an eye on developments in the media world; over the past year, I have noticed the rise of the newsletter. […]

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