18 months ago, I picked up a reverted Philodendron Domesticum Variegatum as a “Project plant”, to see if I could turn that variegation around.
As the seedlings become a young plant they often become leggy and will lean to the side, as they become top heavy. When this happens, you will notice there are a lot of air roots sitting above the soil. It is at this stage, that I like to do a re-pot for a few reasons.
I have been trying different methods of propagating my Aroids, now that I have the room. I am now starting to favour different methods for different plants and cuttings. No one method works best nor does ‘one size fit all’. Here, I want to talk about starting stem cuttings in Zip Loc bags and Spagnum […]
One of my favorite places in Adelaide has and always will be the Adelaide Botanical Gardens. Its like stepping out of the craziness of the city and into another world of quietness and well… plants. Situated in the North East corner of the city, it’s a five minute walk from the bustle of Rundle Mall […]
There are around 50 species of Monstera known so far. They are a flowering species of the Araceae family. The word Monstera is latin for “Monstrous” due to its size and the fenestrations of older plants looking abnormal. Some common Monstera varieties are; Monstera Deliciosa: The most well known variety. Also known as the Fruit […]
Got to love the summer when your plants are growing daily. I have noticed that during heatwaves and when I keep the conditions right, My plants grow even faster. I love seeing new growth and new leaves are so exciting to find. It’s the only good thing about these hot days. In the evenings though, […]