Lemon Meringue Pothos

Lemon Meringue Pothos Care Guide: A Lovely New Cultivar

Lemon Meringue Pothos (Epipremnum aureum ‘Lemon Meringue’) is an exciting new variety that houseplant enthusiasts will love for its beauty and easy care. It was discovered by grower Mike Rimland in Miami, Florida, and patented ¹ by Costa Farms in August 2022. Lemon Meringue is a sport, or mutation, of Global Green Pothos that looks … Read more

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Guide: Propagating Donkey Tail in Water, Soil & Division (Burro’s Tail)

Donkey’s Tail, or Burro’s Tail, Sedum morganianum, is a delightful little succulent in the Stonecrop family, Crassulaceae. It is native to Mexico and Honduras and can live happily outdoors in USDA zones 9 to 11, but it is typically grown as an easy-care, easy-to-propagate houseplant. It can reach 4′ in length, with overlapping, plump, blue-green … Read more

snake plant brown tips

11 Culprits Behind Your Snake Plants Brown Tips & Easy Solutions

The snake plant, also called mother-in-law’s tongue, is a typical house plant thanks to its low care needs and attractive appearance.  A member of the succulent family, it has sword-shaped green leaves that stick straight up, almost looking like artificial foliage. However, unlike plastic, the snake plant can filter dust and other pollutants from the … Read more

silver streak pothos plant

Silver Streak Pothos: The Houseplant World’s Rising Star

Silver Streak Pothos is an exciting new kid on the block in houseplant circles that is gaining a great reputation. Its official name is Epipremnum amplissimum, or synonym Rhaphidophora amplissima in the Arum family, a vine native to Papua New Guinea and islands off the coast of northeast Australia. This Pothos has long lance-shaped leaves that never fenestrate. … Read more

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Does the ZZ Plant Cause Cancer? Fact or Fiction? [Solved]

Can your favorite houseplant really give you cancer? The ZZ plant, a popular choice among indoor plant enthusiasts for its hardiness and aesthetic appeal, has been at the center of a controversial rumor.  Claims have been circulating that this attractive plant could potentially cause cancer. But how much truth is there to these alarming assertions?  … Read more

Chameleon ZZ plant on window sill

Chameleon ZZ Plant: Care for this Color-Changing Wonder

Imagine a plant that changes colors as it grows, a living piece of art that adds a dynamic touch to your indoor garden.  Meet the Chameleon ZZ plant, a unique variety that is a visual delight and a hardy companion for those who believe they don’t have a green thumb.  We will delve into the … Read more

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Do Snake Plants Like to Be Root Bound? (Solved + Pro Advice)

Snake Plants (mother-in-law’s tongue) of all kinds are beautiful succulents that clean the air and tolerate various conditions. They can be several feet tall or only a few inches high with wide or narrow, flat or cylindrical leaves. They are easy to care for and make a bold statement in a home or office. In … Read more

Caladium Xanthosoma lindenii Plant closeup

Caladium / Xanthosoma lindenii Plant Care Guide

Step into the lush, vibrant world of the tropics with the Xanthosoma lindenii magnificum, a plant that is as exotic as its name suggests. Also known as Caladium, this Colombian native is a showstopper in the realm of houseplants, boasting large, arrowhead-shaped leaves adorned with striking white veins.  It’s not just a pretty face, though. This … Read more

braided snake plant in white pot

Braided Snake Plant: How-to Braid Like a Pro & Care Guide

The Cylindrical Snake Plant, or African Spear Plant (Dracaena angolensis, formerly Sansevieria cylindrica), is very different from the more familiar flat-leaved species of Snake Plant. Instead of being sword-shaped, this little plant’s leaves are cylindrical with pointed tips and about an inch in diameter. In their native habitat, they can grow upwards to 7 feet, … Read more