Flaming Käthchen – Care of the Kalanchoe

Flaming Käthchen – Care of the Kalanchoe

The Kalanchoe blossfeldiana – better known as Flaming Käthchen – has meanwhile become the most popular houseplant in Germany. It is the best-known representative of the Kalanchoe succulent genus and can be found in many households. With the right care, the Flaming Käthchen can flower for six to eight weeks every year. Since the Kalanchoe forms a large…

Carnivorous Plants (Carnivores) – Care Instructions

Carnivorous Plants (Carnivores) – Care Instructions

Carnivorous plants are some of the most interesting plants that Mother Nature has produced. It is commonly believed that these plants are very difficult to care for, but there are really easy to care for species. Carnivores, as carnivorous plants are also known, usually catch small unicellular organisms with their transformed leaves, but also insects or arthropods. Large…

Green Lily – Care & Propagation

Green Lily – Care & Propagation

Its lush and fresh green leaves immediately appeal to the viewer. When looking at them, one shouldn’t assume that their home country is South Africa. The green lily belongs to the lily family and has the botanical name Chlorophytum comosum. Due to its homeland Africa, it is not only particularly exotic, but also modest in terms of water…

Bromeliads – care, propagation and tips for bromelia

Bromeliads – care, propagation and tips for bromelia

Bromeliads are quite common in stores. They can be purchased all year round. The most popular are specimens with bright colors and showy flowers. Bromeliads often have a very different appearance, although they belong to one genus. They differ in size and shape. They take root on branches, tree trunks and rocks. Terrestrial specimens take root in soil. Some bromeliads can handle…

Banana plant – care of the banana, overwintering and fertilizing

Banana plant – care of the banana, overwintering and fertilizing

In the Central European climate, banana plants are mostly cultivated as pots or pots, although there are more and more planted specimens. Both variants are possible if you do not live in areas with long, particularly cold winters. Banana plants can get very tall, which is often a problem. They often reach the ceiling quickly and…

Yucca palm – care of the palm lily – tips for wintering

Yucca palm – care of the palm lily – tips for wintering

The yucca is not a palm tree, even if the name sounds like it. The plant looks very similar to a palm, but from a botanical point of view it belongs to the asparagus family. Yucca palms can be recognized by their thick, round trunk and the crowns that sit on it at different heights. The trunk is…