FAQ

Everything You Need to Know

How do you care for an exotic plant?

As long as the temperature is comfortable for you, it should be sufficient for a tropical plant. When it rains, snows, or gets too cold, bring your plants inside. When it's warm during the growing season, feed them a balanced fertilizer regularly and repot them with well-draining soil if necessary.

What do tropical plants need to survive?

Growing tropical plants isn't a mystery. Just like us humans, plants need a few basic elements to survive. Air, light, water, a bit of food and a period "bath" are all it takes to be successful!

How do you water an exotic  plant?

Water needs also vary from variety to variety, but most Exotic plants require evenly moist, but not oversaturated soil. This means that you water when the top few inches of the soil are dry. Some more drought-tolerant varieties like pothos, dracaenas, or succulents may need less water.

Do tropical plants like full sun?

Tropical plants are easy growing and generally prefer hot and humid climates. They are adaptable to both full sun and shady areas of the yard. Not only are these plants easy to grow in sunny garden spots, but they quickly adapt to growing in the home as well.

Do plants like music?

Plants thrive when they listen to music that sits between 115Hz and 250Hz, as the vibrations emitted by such music emulate similar sounds in nature. Plants don't like being exposed to music more than one to three hours per day. Jazz and classical music seems to be the music of choice for ultimate plant stimulation.

Why is my tropical plant dying?

Although many tropical plants adapt well to growing indoors, incorrect care can result in their leaf tips turning brown. If growing conditions are not corrected, the plants may die. The most common causes of brown tips are lack of water, dry air, overfertilization and accumulation of salt in the soil.

Why are orchids so hard to take care of?

As the orchid keeps growing, it makes more roots, which spread out for support and food gathering. It is hard on the plant if its owner keeps cutting off those aerial roots. Let the roots spread and wander at will as long as they are healthy. If a root dies, it will turn dry and brittle; cut if off then.

How long do orchids live for?

Orchid plants do not have a finite life span, but after 15 to 20 years, the plants will naturally become weaker, producing fewer blossoms. Plants have a natural immune system, and over time it becomes worn down by natural bacteria and fungi.

How do I take care of my aroids?

Light: bright indirect light is best, though some types will tolerate low or medium light.

Water: allow the soil to feel dry to the touch within the first 1-2 inches in your soil before giving them a drink.

Soil: use a potting mix that has good aeration with components like orchid bark and perlite.

Are bromeliads hard to care for?

Bromeliad plant care is easy and requires no special tools or fertilizers. ... These plants collect all the food and moisture they need with their leaves but need a little help from you in the indoor setting

Do bromeliads need sunlight?

Bromeliads make great low-maintenance indoor plants as they don't require much sun and only need to be watered about once a week when kept indoors. As bromeliads love humidity, be sure to keep them away from air conditioning and cold draughts and mist with a spray bottle every couple of days.

How do you take care of young palm trees?

Avoid direct sun. Full, direct sunlight can burn the leaves of your palm and cause curling or brown leaf tips. ...

Be wary of pests. ...

Keep the soil moist. ...

Prune occasionally. ...

Use fertilizer.