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Quirky Indoor Plants

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This page is for those of you with an avid interest in unusual tropical plants. We have managed to source some highly desirable specimen plants from the novice to the most green fingered of folks. Please be aware this section of plants is not for the faint hearted!

  • The Araucaria Cunninghamii also known as the hoop pine  is part of the Monkey puzzle family. The Araucaria is a interesting plant and originates from Australia and New guinea. These are wonderful slow growing  plants ideally suited to bonsai which form natural 'hoop' trunks and Awl-shaped leaf that weeps down.
  • Araucaria Heterophylla also known as the Monkey Puzzle Christmas tree and the Norfolk Island Pine. The Araucaria has very distinctive fan-like branches of vibrant green needles arranged in neat and tidy tiers. This specimen needs to be in a bright positions, so would be best placed near a window. Low light conditions will cause the needles to drop.  
  • Calathea Mixed

    Calathea are a fantastically varied family of plants with many different coloured varieties. They require indirect light and do not like to dry out too much. They have the nickname the "Living Plant" as they move around in their pot in almost real time, depending on the light situation. A wonderful houseplant with personality! Start collecting your Calatheas today and head over to the Pottery Pots planters for some equally beautiful planters to complete the look.
  • Ficus Elastica Belize/Tineke

    Ficus Elastica Belize/Tineke. This outstanding looking plant looks a great deal like a Robusta, the humble "rubber plant". However, the colouration of its leaves is just divine - with pinks, creams, and greens. Give them plenty of light and look at them shine!
  • The Ficus Panda is a delight. It has a thick, greyish trunk that develops aerial roots that give the plant its exotic look, reminiscent of the trees surrounding temples in South East Asia. The evergreen bushy tops are a statement piece for interior decor, and the name is great too! A rarer breed of ficus, not everyone has one of these. The growers have very few of them so, contact us to make sure we can check the availability for you to avoid disappointment. Height: 1.1
  • Philodendron Brasil Hanger Pot 15cm. This variety from the Philodendron Scandens family is known as the Brazil. This hanging plant has very distinctive lime green stripe in the center of its glossy heart shape leaves creating a stunning feature to any home or office. The Brazil will tolerate low light situations and is easy to care for.
  • A magnificent, upright plant that has beautiful red new growth and shiny deep green mature leaves. It has been bred to be a houseplant and so can tolerate drier air.
  • Platycerium are commonly called Staghorn Fern due to their unique antler shaped leaves. They make fascinating specimen houseplants and look particularly effective as a hanging plant once the fronds get long enough to start trailing.The Platycerium originate from New Guinea and South Australia.
  • The Podocarpus Macrophyllus (yew Pine) is an excellent conservatory or foyer plant. This fine specimen can form an attractive topiary. The Yew Pine is a lovely compact plant with long green foliage that can be sculpted to your chosen shape. This plant needs lots of light and will be happy in direct sunlight, it will tolerate low temperatures during winter. Well-drained soil and reduced watering are essential to avoid root rot during the winter months.
  • Rhipsalis Heteroclada also known as the Mistletoe Cactus. A stunning display with its   thin, spiky, finger-like stems, beautiful yellow-white blossoms.Great for hanging baskets.
  • Strelitzia Reginae, the crane flower or bird of paradise, is a species of flowering plant indigenous to South Africa. An evergreen perennial, it is widely cultivated for its dramatic flowers. The Strelitzia is a popular houseplant and will be supplied in flower. Between 1.2 and 1.3 meters tall
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