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How to: Care for a Chinese Evergreen Plant

How to: Care for a Chinese Evergreen Plant

Jan 14, 2021 — Steven James

You can’t go wrong choosing Chinese evergreen to brighten your living space or office.  They are tough yet beautiful plants that tolerate neglect and reward good care.  Their gorgeous leaves are mesmerizing and expressive.  Their need for attention is minimal, though Chinese evergreens will surely attract your eye!
Houseplants That Look Like Hair

Houseplants That Look Like Hair

Jan 10, 2021 — Steven James

Just bought a face planter for your new plants? Curious what plants will look best in our White Elephant Planter, Sculptural Face Planters, or Smiling Face Planters?Here's SproutSouth's Guide to some of the coolest plants that look like hair, perfect for head or face planters. 

7 Tips to Care for your Monstera Plant

7 Tips to Care for your Monstera Plant

Jan 02, 2021 — Steven James

The monstera plant comes in a variety of shapes and sizes.  The two most common varieties are Monstera deliciosa and Monstera adansonii, which are often lovingly referred to as “swiss chess plants.” As their nickname implies, monsteras are easy to identify by the holes and clefts in their dark green leaves.  M. deliciosa has large leaves, while M. adansonii has smaller leaves and grows like a vine. Although sometimes called “split-leaf philodendron”, in fact it is not a philodendron at all! Now that we know what to call them, let’s talk about how to care for these amazing plants.

How To: Care for a Coffee Arabica Indoor Plant

How To: Care for a Coffee Arabica Indoor Plant

Dec 31, 2020 — Steven James

The Coffee Arabica, is the most common of the coffee plants, accounting for over 60% of the coffee production you and I drink! It is also known as the Arabian coffee plant, the coffee shrub of Arabia, mountain coffee, or just simply, arabica coffee plant. It’s a clever little plant that is known for its waxy feeling bright green leaves. It is well liked as an indoor houseplant primarily because of the novelty of owning a coffee plant, but it functions very well as an indoor houseplant. 

How To: Care for a Calathea Rattlesnake Plant

How To: Care for a Calathea Rattlesnake Plant

Dec 29, 2020 — Sarah Sprout

The calathea rattlesnake plant, scientifically called the calathea lancifolia, or formerly, the calthea insignis, is a beautiful plant known for its striking leaf patterns and colors. It is well liked as an indoor houseplant because it does not require bright light, it prefers indirect, filtered light. The rattlesnake plant offers a variety of color and pattern not often seen in houseplants, and so this plant is a striking mix to add to any indoor houseplants collection. 
New! Indoor Houseplants to Sproutsouth

New! Indoor Houseplants to Sproutsouth

Dec 26, 2020 — Sarah Sprout

We've added some brand new foliage to brighten up your homes this new year. Focused on plants that can tolerate and thrive in low light conditions, we've brought you the dracaena janet craig, the zz, and many more fan-favorites, all conveniently sized in 4 inch pots that fit perfectly into some of our favorite ceramic planters - with plenty of room to grow.