How to Care for Schefflera Amate (Umbrella Tree)

Schefflera Amate Umbrella Tree Care

TEMPERATURE: 65 – 80 degrees F (18 – 27 degrees C) LIGHT: Medium to Bright, Indirect HUMIDITY: Moderate SAFETY: Toxic to dogs and cats DIFFICULTY: Easy Schefflera amate is currently my favorite houseplant. As you can see in the picture above, my umbrella tree thrives in an east-facing window. This plant is long-lived when cared … Read more

Kentia Palm Care Guide: Indoor Care for Kentia/Sentry Palm

Kentia Palm Care Guide

TEMPERATURE: 65 – 75 degrees F (18 -24 degrees C) LIGHT: Low to bright, indirect HUMIDITY: High SAFETY: Non-toxic to cats and dogs DIFFICULTY: Moderate There are two species of plant known as kentia palm – Howea forsteriana and H. belmoreana. They are very similar, but H. forsteriana has wider spaces between the leaflets. H. … Read more

Dragon Tree Care: How to Care for Dracaena Marginata

Dragon Tree - Dracaena marginata

TEMPERATURE: 65 to 75 degrees F (18 – 24 degrees C) LIGHT: Low to Bright, indirect HUMIDITY: Low to Moderate SAFETY: Toxic to cats and dogs when ingested DIFFICULTY: Easy Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata), or Madagascar dragon tree, is one of the most popular houseplants around. If you haven’t seen it at a friend or … Read more