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Every plant is unique! Search this library of plant care guides to learn more about the conditions, preferences, common issues, and information about each of your plants.

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Aglaonema Chevron

Aglaonemas are often vibrant and colorful, with strikingly patterned leaves. Because they’re so easy-going, Aglaonemas are perfectly suited for a modern living room or office, dim bedroom, or cozy study. Because of their tolerance for both moist and dry conditions, and the fact that they will thrive with low light, they are a perfect choice for less than ideal light conditions or forgetful plant owners.

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Aglaonema Care

Aglaonema Care
Alocasia Chevron

Alocasia plants make a statement with their bold, arrow-head shaped leaves and tall stems. Some Alocasia plants can grow to be 8-10 feet tall!

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Alocasia Care

Alocasia Care
Aloe Chevron

Known to be an incredibly easy-going succulent family, an Aloe makes a great indoor plant that can also help to purify the air. Because they are succulents, they require very little water and maintenance. Your Aloe plant will be happiest on a sunny window ledge.

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Aloe Care

Aloe Care
Anthurium Chevron

The “flowers” of the Anthurium are some of the longest-lasting on earth, which means that dazzling color will last in your home for months. The Anthurium symbolizes hospitality with its open heart-shaped flower and inspires happiness and abundance.

Anthurium Care

Anthurium Care
Aralia Chevron

Popular houseplants for more than a century, Aralia plants are known for their graceful, long, serrated leaves. They will flourish near a sunny window with bright to moderate indirect light.

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Aralia Care

Aralia Care
Arrowhead Plant Chevron

Native to Central and South America and known for their unique arrow-like leaf shape, Arrowhead plants are easy to grow and do well in low to medium light.

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Arrowhead Plant Care

Arrowhead Plant Care

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Begonia Chevron

Begonias are fun and lively plants that will add a splash of color and intrigue to your space with their intricate leaves. Native to Brazil, these plants are easy-going and enjoy bright indirect light, warm temperatures, and moisture.

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Begonia

Begonia
Bird of Paradise Chevron

The Bird of Paradise is considered the queen of the indoor plant world. This large, upright plant adds a rich, tropical flair to your space as its glossy, banana-shaped leaves fan out. It is relatively hardy and adapts to a wide spectrum of light conditions from direct sun to low, indirect light, but will flourish in a sunny spot.

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Bird of Paradise Care

Bird of Paradise Care
Bromeliad Chevron

Bromeliads are native to Brazil. In the wild, they typically grow on trees as epiphytes. Epiphytes develop minimal roots and absorb most of their nutrients through their foliage.

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Bromeliad Care

Bromeliad Care
Burgundy Rubber Tree Chevron

The Burgundy Rubber Tree is a spectacular indoor plant with thick, glossy leaves that range from a rich burgundy red to almost black. Native to the rainforests of India and South America, it can quickly adapt to common indoor temperatures. Given enough bright light, ample humidity, and with careful watering, your Rubber Tree will thrive in your home, filling the corner of a room within a few years.

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Burgundy Rubber Tree Care

Burgundy Rubber Tree Care

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Cactus Chevron

Cacti are some of the most care-free houseplants. Found in desert climates in the wild, they can survive considerable drought–often going weeks between waterings.

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Cactus Care

Cactus Care
Calathea Chevron

Calatheas are known for their bold patterned foliage. The leaves of most Calathea varieties fold up slightly during the night time, revealing the often colorful undersides of their striking leaves.

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Calathea Care

Calathea Care
Carnivorous Plant Chevron
Croton Chevron

Crotons have some of the boldest and brightest foliage around. Often vividly marked with bright yellow, orange, and red, these exotic plants have a reputation for being high-maintenance due to their tropical nature, but once they acclimate to their new home, they’re quite low-care.

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Croton Care

Croton Care

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Dracaena plants vary in size, shape, and color, but all share a main characteristic–their long leaves grow outward and up from a central stalk, or cane. The canes are sturdy, lending an unexpected architectural element to the whimsical foliage.

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Dracaena Care

Dracaena Care
Dwarf Banana Tree Chevron

The Dwarf Banana Tree is a tropical plant with broad paddle-shaped leaves that grow out from its stalky center. Originating in East Asia, The Dwarf Banana Tree is relatively easy to care for, but does require ample humidity.

Dwarf Banana Tree Care

Dwarf Banana Tree Care

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Fern Chevron

Ferns are native to almost every corner of the globe, but particularly abundant in areas of high moisture, like a tropical rainforest floor. They are seldom found in cold, dry climates. Ferns reproduce through spores, meaning they produce neither seeds nor flowers.

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Fern Care

Fern Care
Ficus Chevron

Ficus trees are very easy to care for once they are settled into their new environment. After they adjust to their new home, they will thrive in a spot with bright indirect light and a consistent watering schedule. Happy in virtually any situation that avoids direct blazing sunshine, your Ficus is a beautiful, low-maintenance indoor plant.

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Ficus Care

Ficus Care
Fiddle Leaf Fig Chevron

The Fiddle Leaf Fig is easily recognizable and loved for its distinctive foliage. This tall, dramatic plant has very large, heavily veined, violin-shaped leaves that grow upright.

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Fiddle Leaf Fig Care

Fiddle Leaf Fig Care
Fittonia Chevron

Your Fittonia is a compact plant with striking patterned foliage. Fittonia are fairly easy to care for–they can tolerate a range of lighting conditions and like to be kept moist. They prefer humid environments and will benefit from regular misting.

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Fittonia Care

Fittonia Care

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Herbs Chevron

Whether you're growing indoors or in a backyard garden, this guide contains all the tips and tricks you'll need to grow your herbs!

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Herbs

Herbs
Homalomena Emerald Gem Chevron

Homalomena Emerald Gem is a fun and low-maintenance houseplant with thick, green spade-shaped leaves. Homalomena Emerald Gem is native to Asia and South America. It appreciates warm temperatures, high humidity, and bright indirect light.

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Homalomena Emerald Gem Care

Homalomena Emerald Gem Care
Hoya Chevron

Hoya plants are some of the easiest indoor houseplants to care for. They are slow-growing vining plants native to tropical and subtropical Asia. They are also known as Wax plants due to their thick and shiny foliage. As Hoyas mature, they produce clusters of sweet-smelling star-shaped flowers.

Hoya

Hoya

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Money Tree Chevron

The Money Tree is a perfect indoor foliage plant to give your home a tropical feel. Native from Mexico to northern South America, the Money Tree is also very popular in Taiwan and other East Asian countries.

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Money Tree Care

Money Tree Care
Monstera Chevron

Monsteras are unique, easygoing houseplants whose dramatic leaves are adorned with dramatic hole formations. Monsteras are vining plants and love to trail over the pot or climb along a stake or trellis.

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Monstera Care

Monstera Care

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Norfolk Pine Chevron

Your Norfolk Pine is a graceful, pine-like tree with a lacy, delicate appearance. It is popular during the holidays as an alternative to a traditional cut Christmas tree but makes a statement all year round. Though it’s called a Norfolk “Pine,” it’s not a pine at all. Rather, this tree is a tropical plant native to the South Pacific.

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Norfolk Pine Care

Norfolk Pine Care

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Orchid Chevron

Orchids are beautiful plants that feature long-lasting blooms. They are very low maintenance plants, only wanting bright indirect light and moisture. In the right conditions, they will reward you with blooms that last for months. Orchids are native to Southern China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and New Guinea. They prefer warm conditions, high humidity, and bright indirect light. They are a dramatic addition to any plant or flower lover’s space!

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Orchid

Orchid

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Palm Chevron

Palms are robust, low maintenance, and a classic addition to any plant collection. Though Palms are unmistakably tropical, their elegant fronds will complement any decor. Palms tend to grow slowly, so you don’t need to worry about them outgrowing their spot too quickly

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Palm Care

Palm Care
Peperomia Chevron

Peperomia are incredibly easy-going, low-care houseplants–great for beginners! Native to South American rainforests, Peperomia grow in the cool understory of the rainforest. Slow-growing and compact, some varieties of Peperomia are often mistaken as succulents.

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Peperomia Care

Peperomia Care
Philodendron Chevron

Philodendrons are fast-growing, easy plants. They range in growth pattern from graceful and vining to bold and bushy. Philodendrons are generally forgiving and will tolerate all kinds of neglect including low light, poor soil, and inconsistent watering.

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Philodendron Care

Philodendron Care
Pilea Chevron

Pilea are known for their bright green, coin-shaped leaves. They grow well in dry conditions, can adapt to low light areas, and are fast-growing, making them low-maintenance and great for beginner plant owners.

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Pilea Care

Pilea Care
Ponytail Palm Chevron

The Ponytail Palm is drought tolerant, slow-growing, and requires very little care. This plant is ideal for people with very little time or who travel regularly. The Ponytail Palm will be perfectly happy being watered every couple of weeks and left alone to soak up the sunlight.

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Ponytail Palm Care

Ponytail Palm Care
Pothos Chevron

Pothos plants are known for their ease of care and durability. They are happy placed in a bright well-lit area, however, they can tolerate lower light. They are living air purifiers, removing common household toxins from the air, making it a healthy and beautiful addition for your space.

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Pothos Care

Pothos Care
Prayer Plant Chevron

Prayer Plants feature unique foliage with feathered, painterly-like veins. The bold foliage makes Prayer Plants perfect for window sills, mantles, or shelves that need a splash of color. Prayer Plants get their name from the way the leaves fold in the evening, resembling hands folded in prayer.

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Prayer Plant Care

Prayer Plant Care
Purple Waffle Chevron

The colorful Purple Waffle plant produces rich purple-tinted foliage with a crinkly look, similar to the texture of a waffle. An easy to grow, low maintenance selection that adds a colorful touch to any room or office.

Purple Waffle Care

Purple Waffle Care

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Rhoeo Oyster Chevron

Rhoeo Oyster is a beautiful, low maintenance plant that features brightly colored leaves arranged in a rosette shape. Leaves are green with purple, pink, and white striping. Coloring will become more vibrant when exposed to very bright light.

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Rhoeo Oyster Care

Rhoeo Oyster Care

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Sansevieria Chevron

If you’re new to plant ownership or are simply looking for an easy-care houseplant, a Sansevieria is the plant for you. These hardy plants remain popular because of their adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions.

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Sansevieria Care

Sansevieria Care
Schefflera Chevron

The Schefflera is an incredibly easy-going houseplant. The clusters of broad leaves cascade from its branches, filling any space with gorgeous green.

Schefflera Care

Schefflera Care
Spider Plant Chevron

The Spider plant is among the most adaptable houseplants, and is very easy to grow. A graceful plant that makes a statement anywhere—from a tabletop to a mantle, or with its lovely arching leaves as a hanging plant. The Spider Plant is also known for its tremendous air purifying qualities, making it a healthy addition to your home as well.

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Spider Plant Care

Spider Plant Care
Stromanthe Chevron

This eye-catching family of tropical plants is known for its impressive, colorful, foliage. Along with its vibrant leaves, you will love watching the leaves of your Stromanthe move towards the light—literally reaching for the stars as the light fades.

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Stromanthe Care

Stromanthe Care
Succulent Chevron

Succulents are incredibly easy-going, low-care houseplants–great for beginners! They are drought-tolerant since they store water in their leaves. Succulents will thrive if given bright light and occasional watering.

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Succulent

Succulent

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Tradescantia Zebrina Chevron

A native to Southern Mexico and Guatemala, the Tradescantia Zebrina is an easy and fast-growing plant that is loved for its boldly colored leaves and vining growth.

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Tradescantia Zebrina

Tradescantia Zebrina

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Vegetable Plant Chevron

Whether you're growing veggies indoors or in a backyard garden, this guide contains all the tips and tricks you'll need to help your vegetable plants thrive!

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Vegetable Plant

Vegetable Plant

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Yucca Cane Chevron

The easy to grow Yucca Cane is a great choice for the first-time plant owner. Showing off its sword-like foliage on a broad cane, this plant makes a bold statement. The Yucca plant is a native of Guatemala and southeast Mexico, so it likes to be kept dry.

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Yucca Cane Care

Yucca Cane Care

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ZZ Plant Chevron

This plant is tough—making it perfect for the forgetful plant owner. This hardy plant is able to survive for months without water and will grow well in any light except direct sun.

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ZZ Care

ZZ Care

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