Giant Bird of Paradise is remarkable, decorative foliage plant with exotic large, upright, banana-like leaves and extraordinary flowers. The leaves of Strelitzia nicolai are fewer but larger than the reginae types. Giant Bird of Paradise makes for a great houseplant and can be used outdoors during warmer periods as well. It grows striking blue and white flowers, nestled within broad its grey/green leaves. These long-lasting flowers usually appear 3 to 5 years after germination. Also an air purifying indoor plant. Seed Germination: Soak the seeds for 24-48 hours in lukewarm water and sow the seeds in sowing mix. Keep the soil constantly moist, cover with plastic and let the seeds germinate at a temperature of 75F. Germination may take 3-5 weeks.
Plumosa is a fast-growing, green stunner, with and an extensive climbing habit. This robust, decorative foliage plant has a delicate appearance with tiny, fine needle-like leaves. Plumosa can be grown as houseplants and filler foliage for cut flower bouquets. Also great a great clean air houseplant. It is commonly known as Plumosa fern, Asparagus fern, Lace fern or Climbing asparagus fern. Seed Germination: Plant at least 2-3 seeds per pot. Bottom heat is helpful. Takes 14-30 days to germinate.
Bay Laurel is one of our favorite indoor herb trees. Attractive ornamental shrub is well adapted to serve as a houseplant, as well as outdoors. The dark-green leaves are very fragrant, especially once dried. Use the bay leaves to add earthy flavor to stews, soups and sauces. Use bay leaves for fragrant wreathes and garlands. Seed Germination: To increase germination please cold stratify the seeds. Plant 1/2" below soil and keep soil 75-80F.
Blue-Stem Yucca is a super popular houseplant that is easy to grow and needs very little care. They do best in long-lasting, direct light. Seed Germination: Can take 4-8 weeks to germinate so patience is needed. Plant 1/2" below soil and keep soil 60-70F.
Ponytail aka, Beaucarnea recurvata or Nolina recurvata, often gets mistaken for a palm, but actually is a semi-succulent. This unique looking tree-like perennial has a large swollen trunk, which stores water. The dark green leaves are long and thin and emerge from the trunk like a fountain. Ponytail is a well-known robust, sun-loving houseplant. In mild to warmer climates it can be used as a waterwise patio plant or for landscaping. Also know as Bottle palm or Elephant's foot. Seed Germination: These seeds inherently have a low germination rate. They should also be soaked in a wet paper towel 7-21 days until they germinate. Check on seeds daily. Once germinated transfer to your seed starting soil.
Tauerii is a stunning, tropical foliage plant, with large, heart-shaped leaves with lots of perforations. Tauerii is a dwarf-type Monstera and particularly develops its leaf perforations early. This plant tends to set earlier than other Monsteras. Monstera deliciosa Tauerii is well-suited as a decorative houseplant. Monstera deliciosa Tauerii is commonly known as Swiss cheese plant. Prefers full to partial sun. Seed Germination: Plant at least 2-3 seeds per pot. Bottom heat is helpful. Takes 14-28 days to germinate.
Produces a beautiful tropical palm plant that is most commonly found in households. This green palm is not only beautiful but also helps clean the air indoors. Botanical name is Licuala grandis but more commonly known as Ruffled fan palm. Seed Germination: These seeds inherently have a low germination rate. They should also be soaked in a wet paper towel 7-21 days until they germinate. Check on seeds daily. Once germinated transfer to your seed starting soil.
This beautiful tropical palm plant is most commonly found in households. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor decoration. Grows fast and can fill up any corner of the home. Also great at air purification indoors. Seed Germination: We suggest stratifying the seeds, place them in a bag with coarse sand and shake for 2 minutes. Also light scuffing with sand paper works too. Soak seeds in warm water for 24 hours before planting in soil. Place 2-3 seeds per pot. Seeds should germinate within 10-28 days.
Shangri-La is highly compact, non-vining and beautiful indoor houseplant. This decorative Philodendron has deeply lobed foliage. It is robust, with a more dense and bushy plant habit, resulting in a voluminous plant with lots of strong stems. As a houseplant, this easy-care, self-heading Philodendron easily fills up an empty space with its tropical vibe. Shangri-La develops its extraordinary leaf shape at an early stage, so even in the smaller pot sizes you instantly get the look of a unique, mature tropical plant. In addition, it makes for a great air-purifier. Philodendron bipinnatifidum is commonly known as Lace tree Philodendron. Seed Germination: Plant the seeds 1/4” deep with 2-3 seeds per container. Cover the soil with plastic to maintain the humidity and keep soil temperature around 70F. The seeds should germinate in 3-6 weeks.