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Plant Profile: Philodendron

Plant Profile: Philodendron Native to - Southern Mexico Watering - water regularly, keeping the soil moist, and mist the leaves during the growing season.  Light - place in a position with bright, indirect light and in temperatures between 23-29°C.  Growth - a resilient and fast-growing plant, it will benefit from some fertiliser in the spring/summer months. 

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Plant Profile: Monstera

Plant Profile: Monstera Scientific / Botanical Name - monstera deliciosa  Native to - Southern Mexico Watering - water thoroughly once the top 5cm of soil is dry, and mist the leaves regularly.  Light - place in a position with bright, indirect light. Too little light will stop the signature cut-out holes from developing in the leaves.  Growth - a resilient and fast-growing plant, it will benefit from some fertiliser in the spring/summer months. 

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Plant Profile: Peace Lily

Plant Profile: Peace Lily Scientific / Botanical Name - spaciphyllum wallissi Native to - South America Watering - water regularly, but allow the soil to dry out in between drinks, and it likes the air to be a bit humid.  Light - best suited to bright, indirect light and temperatures of 18-24°C.  Growth - you can give your peace lily some diluted fertiliser in the warmer months, and trim any dead flowers from the base to encourage new growth. 

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Plant Profile: Fiddle Leaf Fig

Plant Profile: Fiddle Leaf Fig Scientific / Botanical Name - Philodendron bipinnatifidum Native to - South America Watering - water regularly, keeping the soil moist but not soggy, and the leaves clean and misted, especially during the summer months.  Light - place in bright, indirect light or light shade. Growth - slow growing, but if you re-pot them into larger pots they can grow very tall, even indoors. Make sure you rotate your plant regularly so all the leaves get some light.

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Plant Profile: Burgundy Ficus

Plant Profile: Burgundy Ficus Also known as a Rubber Tree Scientific / Botanical Name - Ficus elastica Native to - East Asia Watering - water regularly allowing the top area of soil to dry out in between watering. It will love if you mist its leaves in the warm months, and keep them dust free!  Light - prefers bright, indirect light and is best suited in temperatures of 15-24 °C.  Growth - a relatively quick growing plant that can be pruned during spring/summer to maintain its shape.

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