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Philodendron Paraiso Verde Care — What You Should Know

A rare and stunning Philodendron is the Philodendron Paraiso Verde plant. Its marbled, variegated foliage is what has made it so popular.  The Paraiso plant is a prominent but relatively rare variety of the Philodendron family. It is naturally cultivated in the tropical regions of the West Indies and America.  Aka the Marina Ruy Barbosa, …

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Colocasia Esculenta Care Guide – Tricks for a Healthy Plant

You must be thinking that the Taro plant is big and cool, right? Let me tell you more about it, stay with me.  Colocasia esculenta, also commonly known as Taro, belongs to the Araceae family.  The height of Taro is around 3-6 feet (91-183cm). It usually has a main tuber from which roots grow, covered …

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Scindapsus Treubii Moonlight – Plant Care Guide

The Scindapsus Treubii Moonlight plant, commonly known as Sterling Silver, is a sight to behold with its beautiful green leaves enhanced by a hint of silver.  It is a rare plant and so slightly hard to find; however, undoubtedly, it is well worth the effort. The Scindapsus Treubii Moonlight hails from the Asian tropical rainforests. …

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What are These Tiny Brown Bugs? Good or Bad?

You’re working in your garden and see something crawling on the leaves. You look closer and see tiny brown bugs moving on the leaves. You may even see ants with the tiny bugs. These tiny brown bugs are aphids. They can harm plants and should be treated as soon as possible because they can transmit …

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Variegated Rubber Plant Care — Top Tips!

Rubber plants share a long history due to their wonderful uses and benefits for the environment and people.  Despite more advanced rubber-making methods today, the traditional approach is still used in villages and forests to produce latex.  This latex is formed as a white sticky substance on prominent veins of the plants and is further …

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