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Monstera Deliciosa

How to care for your EEFM Monstera Deliciosca PLANT PROFILE: Monstera Deliciosa   Common Name: Monstera, Fruit Salad Plant, Cheese Plant, Hurricane Plant   Scientific/Botanical Name: Monstera Deliciosa   Family: Araceae   Type of Plant: Epiphyte – meaning it grows on other plants   Origin: Tropical rainforests of Southern Mexico   Watering: Flood your Monstera with a litre of water and let all of the water drain out will do the trick for these plants. They don’t like having wet feet or don’t leave this plant sitting in a saucer or pot of drained water!   Climate: Monstera’s are tropical plants so they love the warmer humid weather! Summer (their growing season) they thrive indoors in a warm, humid environment and...

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Golden Cane Palm

How to care for your EEFM Golden Cane Palm PLANT PROFILE: Golden Cane Palm   Common Name: Golden Cane Palm, Areca Palm, Butterfly Palm   Scientific/Botanical Name: Chrysalidocarpusor Areca Lutescens   Type of Plant: Palm   Origin: Madagascar   Watering: One of the worst things to do is over water this palm and let it sit in it’s drainage water! This plant will love you if you wait for the top soil to dry between watering and all excess water to drain out and away!   Climate: Average temperatures are perfect for this plant but watch for those sudden temperature drops in the autumn months, this mixed with cold drafts can cause brown stops on the fronds (leaves).   Sunlight: Bright...

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