Mimosa – care of mimosa plants

Mimosa – care of mimosa plants

A mimosa that feels good all round rewards its owner with small, fluffy, spherical and pink flowers, which, in combination with the interesting feathery leaves, make the plant a special eye-catcher. The mimosa always develops its flowers in the months from July to October. After flowering, these are replaced by small legumes. The plant, which belongs to the…

Aloe Vera Plant – Care Instructions

Aloe Vera Plant – Care Instructions

“Lily of the desert” and “The silent healer” are exotic-sounding names for a plant that rightly deserves these melodious names. Aloe barbadensis Miller, the Latin term for the well-known aloe vera, is still enjoying steadily growing popularity even after decades. The original range of the plant is in the Canary Islands and Africa, reason enough for all…

Single sheet – care instructions for Spathiphyllum

Single sheet – care instructions for Spathiphyllum

Here in Germany the single leaf is kept as a houseplant, mostly as a hybrid. The plants have an inconspicuous trunk that protrudes very little from the earth, from which elongated dark green leaves grow in clusters. The plant usually forms flowers in spring and summer, but the mono-leaf can also bloom at other times of…

Money tree – care, cutting & propagation

Money tree – care, cutting & propagation

Easy to care for, decorative and frugal: this is how the money tree, one of the most popular indoor plants, presents itself. The plant, which can reach a considerable size with good care, belongs to the genus Crassula (thick leaf). As a fairly undemanding plant, the shrubby growing money tree, which is also known as the “penny…

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…

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…