How to Care for Rat Tail Cactus (Disocactus Flagelliformis)

how to care for rat tail cactus

Rat tail cactus (Disocactus flagelliformis) is an epiphytic cactus with long cylindrical stems densely covered in white, orange, or yellow spines. This cactus is fast-growing when given lots of light, and the stems can reach up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) long. Rat tail cactus is highly prized for these attractive rope-like stems that cascade … Read more

Polka Dot Plant Indoor Care Guide (Hypoestes Phyllostachya)

When I brought home my little polka dot plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) from Home Depot, I was disappointed to find out it doesn’t live very long. Individual plants may only live for two years! But I didn’t let that stop me from enjoying its gorgeous foliage – and neither should you! Polka dot plant’s beautifully variegated … Read more

Neanthe Bella Palm Care Indoors (Chamaedorea elegans)

Neanthe bella palm (Chamaedorea elegans), also known as parlor palm, is an easy-care indoor tree that tolerates low light and occasional neglect. It’s been popular as a houseplant since the early 1800s for its ability to thrive in dark Victorian parlors (hence the common name). Fully mature neanthe bella palms reach 4 feet (1.2 meters) … Read more

Begonia Corallina Care (Angel Wing Begonia)

Begonia corallina (angel wing begonia) is the best type of begonia to grow as a houseplant. With beautiful wing-shaped, spotted leaves and elegant flower clusters, it makes a gorgeous display in any room – provided there’s enough light. Dozens of species and cultivars are available, and they vary in size, leaf pattern, and flower color. … Read more

How to Care for a Philodendron Birkin – Easy Tropical Plant!

how to care for a philodendron birkin

Philodendron Birkin is one of my favorite varieties. This easy-care plant produces beautiful foliage. Considered a self-heading type, it doesn’t trail or vine like other popular philodendrons, but grows in a mounded formation. The large, dark-green leaves are variegated with cream-colored pinstripes. Each leaf is different, adding to the unique attractiveness of this houseplant. In … Read more