These extremely popular, undemanding, houseplants is one of todays 'it' plants. They grace the pages of magazines and instagram. They prefer lots of bright filtered light and should be kept away from drafts. They grow outdoors in a sub-tropical climate and should therefore be kept indoors or on a protected patio in the Western Cape. Misting and sponging the leaves are beneficial and buttermilk or commercial leaf gloss will enhance the sheen of the leaves. Only water when the soil feels dry.
An excellent addition to any home with its striking,apple-green ,saucer-shaped foliage. This trendy houseplant is very popular and has caught the imagination of plant lovers around the world. Very easy to to care of and ideal for newbie plant parents. Thrives in bright indirect light and needs moderate watering.Plant in well-draining soil and clean leaves regularly. It is believed to bring good luck and prosperity to your household.
Long leaves unfold from the heart of the fern which is covered in chocolate coloured hairs resembling a bird's nest. One of the best places to keep this fern is near a shower or bath where it will receive optimal humidity. It is best to keep sufficient space around the leaves as the edges are easily damaged. Can also be grown in the garden in filtered light. Do not water directly into the rosette to prevent rot. This low-maintenance beauty performs best in well draining soil.
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. They are one of the best plants to clean indoor air, especially for people with allergies. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties lends themselves to being grouped with other plants for striking contrast.
Large-lobed, evergreen leaves add a tropical flair to any space. Philodendron Hope can be used as a solitary specimen, in lobbies, on patios or in the garden. An easy-care plant that filters toxins from the air when used indoors. Great in containers -indoors or outdoors. Plant in well drained soil.
Exotic looking. Ideal for large shady areas. Magnificent in containers. This medium to large tree fern from Australia is single-stemmed, with a tall trunk and an umbrella-like crown of large fronds. Young fern leaves are rolled up and beautiful to watch unfold. Tolerates quite a bit of sun. Water often into the crown, but not into the crown during the winter. Keep soil moist. If grown indoors, ensure that it is placed in a light and airy room.
Creates a tropical vibe. A compact, low maintenance choice that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Often becomes wider than it is tall. Becomes more attractive with ageing. Requires good drainage. Moderate, indirect light is preferable
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties with green and silver leaves can put up with almost anything. .
An ornamental shrub-like succulent with v-shaped oblong leaves growing from wine red stems. The succulent leaves are a transparent green on top and red underneath. Ruby Glow bears tiny yellow-white flowers on long stems that resembles a mouse tail.
Asplenium 'Crispy Wave' represents a captivating new cultivar of the reliable Bird's Nest Fern. Renowned for its exceptional durability as a houseplant, this sculptural wonder thrives effortlessly indoors, whether gracing your home or office. With its lush, deeply pleated, bright green leaves, it not only adds architectural elegance but also excels at purifying the air. For optimal growth, provide bright, indirect sunlight and remember to water into the soil, not the rosette. 'Crispy Wave' is the epitome of low-maintenance indoor greenery.
60cm H x 45cm W
Bright, indirect light
Tree Philodendron | Thaumatophyllum Bipinnatifidum 'Selloum'
This stunning specimen has a semi-upright growing habit and beautiful large,glossy green leaves. In warm regions it can reach a height of 3m tall and wide,and it is also one of the hardiest philedendrons. The tree philedendron does well in larger gardens, where it can be used effectively to combine artfully with other tropical plants.Also striking as a potted houseplant with its lush evergreen foliage and dramatically lobed leaves. These tropical beauties thrive in hot,humid conditions and prefer rich, well-draining soil.
Thaumatophyllum Bipinnatifidum 'Selloum'
1.5m H x 1.5m W
Semi-shade - Shade
Green Flame Fern | Microsorum Punctatum 'Green Flame'
The foliage of this stunning fern looks like emerald green flames. An easy to care for houseplant, but do water regularly. Ideal for a window sill with filtered light or a humid spot in the house or office.
Shangri La is the ideal plant to give a tropical feel to your indoor space or patio. Quite hardy and easy to grow, this evergreen beauty has large glossy leaves on long elegant stems. Medium water requirements.
This evergreen fern has a differernt look from other Aspleniums, with it's dark green shiny fronds. This beauty loves a room with warm and humid temperature. Keep moist but don't allow to stand in water. Easy to grow.
A fast growing evergreen tree fern with ligth green fronds and pale undersides. The unfurling fronds are covered in silky brown scales. Water often into the crown, but not into the crown during the winter. Keep soil moist. Fast growing. Protect from wind.