One of the most popular (if not the most popular) bonsai trees, Juniperus procumbens ‘Nana’, serves excellently as a gift for anyone with an interest in plants and plant care. Juniper procumbens trees are becoming increasingly popular as an introductory plant to the ancient art of bonsai.
Miltonia and Miltoniopsis are frequently lumped together, but originate from two different environments, giving them slightly different culture requirements. Miltoniopsis thrive in cooler weather (like in the Andes mountains of South America), while Miltonias prefer warmer temperatures (like southern Brazil). Simple enough right?
It all started with the Latin word “sucus”, which basically means to drink – specifically juice or sap. Now – before you get any ideas – let’s not go pouring apple juice in your succulent’s pot. Okay?
The Oncidium orchid genus, often abbreviated to just Onc, belongs to the angiosperm family Orchidaceae. Around 300 gorgeous species fall under this plentiful genus. Common names for these orchids include Dancing Lady or Golden Shower orchid, aptly named for their yellow-brown to golden dress-like petal arrangements.
A lot of guides out there want to boil Dendrobium down to one simple guide, but a genus as huge as this one deserves special attention. There are a lot of different species of Dendrobium orchid – around 1,500 – and even more varieties/hybrids (sometimes called a “grex”). This care guide concerns Dendrobium phalaenopsis, which belong to the section Phalaenanthe.
(AKA Devil’s Ivy, AKA Epipremnum Aureum) That’s right! Golden Pothos! Devil’s Ivy, Hunter’s Robe, Silver Vine, Epipremnum aureum (not to be confused with Philodendron)! Also, one of the countless plants carrying the moniker “Money Plant” (every plant’s money plant to the guy you get it from)!
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