Powder Puff Cactus

BEGINNERS PLANT | LOW MAINTENANCE | DROUGHT TOLERANT

Slow growing succulent. Will reach 10cm across 10cm tall with numerous offsets. Plant in cacti or succulent mix only. Pot only, covered outdoors. Indoors in sunny position. Must be kept out of rain. Water when almost dry in summer, seldom in winter. Will tolerate light frosts. Rings of cream flowers appear late winter. Compact clustering habit. Plants may be kept in small pots for may years.

Peperomia Hybrids 'Schumi Red'

Peperomias are very popular for indoor plantings and are well suited for indoor gardens and terrariums. Peperomia are able to survive well under low light making it ideal for indoor and terrarium use. They are fast growing so will require regular cutting back and can be kept small and compact for long periods; they will also do very well in small pots.

Water well if kept in pots but sparingly in terrariums, potting mix should be allowed to almost dry between watering's. Keep in a bright well-lit area or provide artificial light. Avoid heaters and drafty positions. Fertiliser should be used only if you would like the plants to grow. Lack of fertiliser will keep plants shorter and more compact. Temperatures above 20c will speed up growth, between 15c and 20c growth will be extremely slow and plants can be pruned to keep compact. Long periods below 12c may cause plants to rot; dead leaves must be removed to prevent damage to healthy growth. Keep on the dry side in winter.

Peperomia Hybrids 'Peppermill'

Peperomias are very popular for indoor plantings and are well suited for indoor gardens and terrariums. Peperomia are able to survive well under low light making it ideal for indoor and terrarium use. They are fast growing so will require regular cutting back and can be kept small and compact for long periods; they will also do very well in small pots.

Water well if kept in pots but sparingly in terrariums, potting mix should be allowed to almost dry between watering's. Keep in a bright well-lit area or provide artificial light. Avoid heaters and drafty positions. Fertiliser should be used only if you would like the plants to grow. Lack of fertiliser will keep plants shorter and more compact. Temperatures above 20c will speed up growth, between 15c and 20c growth will be extremely slow and plants can be pruned to keep compact. Long periods below 12c may cause plants to rot; dead leaves must be removed to prevent damage to healthy growth. Keep on the dry side in winter.

Pilea glauca 'Silver Sprinkles'

Amazing new release, glauca is a tiny compact plant well suited for baskets or for indoor gardens and terrariums. Glauca is able to survive well indoors under low light; they are excellent for terrarium use. They are fast growing and will require some cutting back so it can be kept small and compact for long periods; it will also do very well in pots.

Water well if kept in pots but sparingly in terrariums, potting mix must be allowed to almost dry between waterings. Keep in some direct sunlight or provide artificial light. Avoid heaters and drafty positions. Fertiliser should be only used if you would like the plant to grow. Lack if fertiliser will keep plants shorter and more compact. Temperatures above 20c will speed up growth, between 10 and 20c growth will be extremely slow and plants can be pruned to keep compact.  This Pilea is hardy and will survive under extreme conditions. Keep on the dryer side in winter.

Peperomia Hybrids 'Silver Ripple'

Peperomias are very popular for indoor plantings and are well suited for indoor gardens and terrariums. Peperomia are able to survive well under low light making it ideal for indoor and terrarium use. They are fast growing so will require regular cutting back and can be kept small and compact for long periods; they will also do very well in small pots.

Water well if kept in pots but sparingly in terrariums, potting mix should be allowed to almost dry between watering's. Keep in a bright well-lit area or provide artificial light. Avoid heaters and drafty positions. Fertiliser should be used only if you would like the plants to grow. Lack of fertiliser will keep plants shorter and more compact. Temperatures above 20c will speed up growth, between 15c and 20c growth will be extremely slow and plants can be pruned to keep compact. Long periods below 12c may cause plants to rot; dead leaves must be removed to prevent damage to healthy growth. Keep on the dry side in winter.

Pepperomia 'Eden Rosso'

Peperomia are very popular for indoor plantings. They are able to survive well under low light making them ideal for indoor gardens and terrariums. These are fast growing so will require regular cutting back to keep small and compact for long periods. Peperomia will also do very well in small pots.

Water well if kept in pots but sparingly in terrariums. Potting mix should be allowed to almost dry between waterings. Keep in a bright well-lit area or provide artificial light. Avoid heaters and draughty positions. Fertiliser should be only used if you would like the plant to grow. Lack of fertiliser will keep plants shorter and more compact. Temperatures above 20c will speed up growth, between 15c and 20c growth will be extremely slow and plants can be pruned to keep compact. Long periods below 12c may cause plants to rot. Dead leaves must be removed to prevent damage to healthy growth. Keep on the dry side in winter.

Pepperomia columella

This is a miniature succulent with tight compact leaves on short upright stems to 12cm tall. Masses of yellow flowers spikes appear in summer on top of growth tips. This species is very slow growing and needs protection in most climates.

Position - under protected partially shaded positions outdoors. Indoors only in sunny positions otherwise they will lose their nice shape and colour. Flowering will only occur in good light. Will take mild frosts and moderate heat.

Watering - can be watered all year round and grow fastest in the warmer months. Plants will survive without water for very long periods and remain compact when dry.

Feeding - 25% of recommended dosage monthly in growing period. The less fertiliser, the better the shape of the plant. Fertilisers high in nitrogen can produce larger plants with less colour.

Repotting - can be left to overgrow their pots, or repotted in the warmer months in almost any well drained potting mix.

Parlour Palm 'Chamaedorea elegans'

This species is one of the smallest of all palm trees, it is able to survive well under low light making it ideal for indoor and terrarium use. Elegans is very slow growing so will remain small and compact for long periods; it will also do very well in small pots.

Water well if kept in pots but sparingly in terrariums, potting mix should be allowed to almost dry out between watering's. Keep in a bright well-lit area or provide artificial light. Avoid heaters and drafty positions. Fertiliser should only be used if you would like the plant to grow. Lack of fertiliser will keep plants shorter and more compact. Tempreatures above 20c will speed up growth, between 10c and 20c growth will be extremely slow and plants will remain small for few years. Parlour Palms are very hardy and will survive under extreme conditions.

Peperomia Hybrids - 'Emerald Ripple'

Pepperomias are very popular for indoor plantings and are well suited for indoor gardens and terrariums. Peperomia are able to survive well under low light making it ideal for indoor and terrarium use. They are fast growing so will require regular cutting back and can be kept small and compact for long periods; they will also do very well in small pots.

Water well if kept in pots but sparingly in terrariums, potting mix should be allowed to almost dry between watering's. Keep in a bright well-lit area or provide artificial light. Avoid heaters and drafty positions. Fertiliser should be used only if you would like the plants to grow. Lack of fertiliser will keep plants shorter and more compact. Temperatures above 20c will speed up growth, between 15c and 20c growth will be extremely slow and plants can be pruned to keep compact. Long periods below 12c may cause plants to rot; dead leaves must be removed to prevent damage to healthy growth. Keep on the dry side in winter.

Pot Belly Fig 'Bonsai'

Great for any well-lit indoor positions, allow to almost dry out between waterings, fertilise monthly in warmer months. Cut back to maintain shape, does not need repotting for many years. Best in partly shaded areas, water well, keep moist in warmer months and fertilise regularly. Keep under outdoors in areas with severe frost.

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