Banana plant is getting brown leaves: quick help

The banana plant impresses with large green leaves. All the more annoying when they turn brown. Since the cause is often unfavorable culture conditions, you should act quickly. How to prevent your banana plant from getting brown leaves. causes and solutions There are several causes of brown leaves on the banana plant. The most common reasons and the most…

Dracaena Marginata – care, propagation, cutting and tips for leaf loss

The Dracaena Marginata, also known as the bordered dragon tree, is a popular houseplant in Germany that comes from Madagascar. It owes its popularity to its elegant appearance with a long, slender trunk and narrow leaves that are only about 2 cm wide but up to 40 cm long. It owes its name to the narrow, brown-red…

Is the Yucca Palm Poisonous to Cats?

The yucca palm is popular. It brings the magic of southern countries into the home and garden, while being easy to care for and robust. However, cat owners should be careful. We explain why. danger to cats Cats and yucca palms are not a good combination. Although the little house cats are carnivores, they also eat plant-based food. Outdoor cats…

15 indoor plants for partial shade and shade

While a whole row of planted flower pots adorns the windowsill, dark corners of the room often lack natural, green room decoration. Fortunately, not every plant prefers a location in full sun. This guide lists the best indoor plants for shade or partial shade. Baumfreund (Philodendron) maximum light supply: 3 hours daily Watering: always keep moist Temperaturoptimum:…

Balsam apple, Clusia major – care and propagation

With the balsam apple “Clusia major”, a new plant is conquering our plant trade – exciting stuff, but everything is new in terms of care and propagation. And it is important to find out whether the new addition is a worthwhile addition or whether it will be of use to the plant importer. The balsam apple seems…

Banana tree – care, hibernation and tips for brown leaves

Cultivating banana trees in Germany is not as crazy as it sounds, but quite possible. Banana plants are amazingly vigorous, they can produce man-high leaves in one season, also in our house, in the conservatory or even outside in the garden. With a bit of luck (and additional light), you can even harvest your own bananas from…

Banana – location, planting, care and hardy varieties

Many know banana trees from tropical greenhouses or vacations in warm countries. However, it is largely unknown that these impressive plants also grow in our climate. In recent years, hardier varieties have been bred, so that planting out is definitely possible, even if winter protection is still needed. Alternatively, however, bananas also thrive in buckets, which makes overwintering…

Kentia palm, Howea – care and propagation

The Kentia palm belongs to the plant genus Howea, which contains only two species that are very similar. In their natural resort, Australia’s Lord Howe Island, these palms can reach over 15 meters into the sky. In Central Europe, the Kentia palm is cultivated as a houseplant, so it can still grow up to 2 meters high. With…

Candle palm lily, Yucca gloriosa – care and overwintering

The candle palm lily Yucca gloriosa, which is also known as Spanish dagger or outdoor yucca, is a perennial, woody plant. Depending on the species, it can reach heights of up to 2.50 m and grows without a stem for many years with a basal rosette of leaves. Only in old age does it form a trunk…