A beautiful indoor tree that does great in a container. Native to the Canary Islands this is one of our favorite indoor plants. Once mature this tree is a site to see with unusual shape and white flowers that are deeply perfumed. Dragon tree is one of the several sources for the aromatic, garnet-red resin known as “Dragon’s Blood.” The plant prefers mesic to dry conditions, well-drained soil, and sun to part shade. Seed Germination: Plant at least 3 seeds per pot. Bottom heat is helpful. Takes 30-90 days to germinate.
China Doll, Radermachera sinica, is a bushy subtropical stunner. It makes great impact with lots of attractive, fresh green leaves, that stay glossy even in the dry air of heated homes. great for air purification indoors. 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.
Schefflera arboricola, a.k.a. Dwarf Umbrella Tree, is a stunning shrub with a compact and bushy habit. This decorative, subtropical beauty has glossy, oblong leaves. The shiny green, leathery leaves are arranged on their slender stalks like an umbrella, or like fingers on a hand. This dwarf-type Schefflera arboricola looks like a small version of the more tree-like S. actinophylla, with smaller thicker leaves. As a houseplant Schefflera is super versatile and it adapts well to various conditions. Schefflera is easy to prune to keep it tall and slender or short and compact. In addition, Schefflera is a great air-purifier. Seed Germination: Soak the seeds in hot water for 24 hours before planting. 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.
Schefflera actinophylla, a.k.a. Umbrella Tree, is a stunning, tropical shrub or tree with a vigorous habit. This beautiful Schefflera has a natural glossy look and long, oblong leaves. The shiny green, leathery leaves are arranged on their slender stalks like an umbrella, or like fingers on a hand. As a houseplant Schefflera is super versatile and it adapts well to various conditions. Schefflera is easy to prune to any size you want. Keep it tall and slender to offer it as a tree-like stunner to cover a corner from floor to ceiling. In addition, Schefflera is a great air-purifier. Seed Germination: Soak the seeds in hot water for 24 hours before planting. 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.
'Baby Blue' or also know as 'Silver Dollar' is a common florist's staple as a bouquet filler. This plant is known for its long stems with rounded leaves in shades of dusty green. Great for bouquets, wreaths or drying. Eucalyptus has a lovely menthol-like fragrance. A tender perennial in USDA zones 9–11 but mainly grown by florist as an annual. As an annual, plants reach about 24"–48", but it can become a 35'-tall tree over time where perennial. This plant is very drought and heat tolerant once established.
Grevillea robusta, or Silver Oak, is fast-growing evergreen tree. This decorative stunner has beautiful dense, silvery fern-like foliage. Grevillea is super versatile and is a beautiful indoor houseplant that is very adaptable to conditions. Seed Germination: Seeds should be soaked in water for 48 hours before sowing. Make sure to keep soil warm above 70F. Can take between 1-2 months 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.
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.
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.
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.
A fun plant that can be grown indoors. One reason people are taking to olive trees as houseplants is that caring for olive trees inside is easy. These trees tolerate dry air and dry soil too, making it an easy-care houseplant. And the trees are attractive too. The branches are covered with narrow, grey-green leaves that have furry undersides. Also does a great job at purifying indoor air. Seed Germination: Outer layer of seed should be broken or soaked in water for 48 hours before planting.
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.
Moon Lagoon Eucalyptus, scientifically known as Eucalyptus 'Moon Lagoon,' is a stunning and aromatic Australian native plant that has gained popularity in the horticultural world for its unique foliage and versatile use in floral arrangements. This particular variety of eucalyptus is believed to have originated in Australia, where eucalyptus trees are abundant and have a rich history dating back centuries. It belongs to the Myrtaceae family and is characterized by its silvery-blue, lance-shaped leaves with a distinct moon-shaped curve at the base, giving it its poetic name, "Moon Lagoon." Moon Lagoon Eucalyptus is highly prized for its cut flower potential. Its elegant foliage adds a touch of sophistication to floral bouquets and arrangements. The leaves are not only visually appealing but also emit a pleasant fragrance, making them a favorite choice for various occasions, from weddings to home décor. The plant typically reaches a size of 6 to 10 feet in height, with a bushy and compact growth habit. It has a moderate growth rate, and under ideal conditions, it can be ready for harvest in approximately 2 to 3 years. When growing Moon Lagoon Eucalyptus from seeds, it is advisable to sow them indoors or in a greenhouse. The seeds can be sown in well-draining soil in the early spring. Space the seeds at a depth of about 1/4 inch and maintain a consistent temperature of around 70-75°F (21-24°C) for germination, which typically takes 14-21 days. Transplant the seedlings outdoors after the last frost, spacing them at least 6 to 8 feet apart to allow ample room for growth. Moon Lagoon Eucalyptus thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-drained soil. Adequate moisture is essential during the initial stages of growth, but once established, it is a relatively low-maintenance plant, making it an excellent addition to gardens, landscapes, and cut flower gardens alike.