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Green with Envy pack

Find below the care instructions for each of the 4 plants included in this pack:

Heart Leaf Plant
Light: Medium
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Origin - Central America, South America

Light - Likes medium light: not too bright and not too shady. More tolerant of shade than others.

Watering - Wait for the soil to be dry and water little and often - it's better for the soil to be a bit dry than too soggy (check out our Eco-Friendly Watering Can)

Temperature - Likes warm rooms, temperature no less than 16°C

Feeding - Apply weak, all-purpose fertiliser during the warmer months.

Grooming - Regularly dust the leaves off with a damp cloth so it can breathe properly. If your philodendron vines get too long for your taste, you can cut them back during the growing season

Humidity - It likes a humid environment, so mist the leaves regularly (check out our Eco-Friendly Mister)

Potential issues - Direct sunshine can cause many of the leaves to turn yellow at the same time

Toxicity - Toxic to pets and children

Silk Pothos
Light: Bright, indirect
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Origin  Southeast Asia
Light    It will grow best in bright, indirect light, but will adapt in lower light 
Water    Water only when the top of the soil feels dry-overwatering can cause its roots to rot. Consider misting the leaves instead.
Temperature    16-29°C
Feeding    Use a weak general purpose fertiliser during spring & summer
Grooming    You can cut back straggly ends which should help it grow more consistently.
Humidity    Likes a moist environment, so mist the leaves regularly
Potential issues    Browning tips of the leaves are a sign of the room being too dry. What can be done it to pop the plant on top of a tray with damp pebbles. Yellow leaves are a symptom of too much water.
Toxicity    Toxic to pets and children

Fiddle Leaf Fig
Light: Bright, indirect
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Origin - Tropical western Africa.

Light - Enjoys being in bright rooms, but avoid direct sun. By rotating the plant every few days, it will grow evenly, rather than lean toward the light.

Watering - Water only when the top layer of soil feels dry. During winter months, reduce watering (check out our Eco-Friendly Watering Can).

Temperature - Likes warm rooms, temperature no less than 16°C.

Feeding - Feed it diluted fertiliser once a month during the growing season.

Grooming - Dust the leaves with a damp cloth regularly to allow the plant to breathe better. Any dead or damaged leaves can be trimed off.

Humidity - Likes high humidity, so mist the leaves regularly/ daily- this will keep it fresh (check out our Eco-Friendly Mister).

Potential issues - It can take a while to adjust to a new environment.

Toxicity - Toxic to pets and children.

Croton Excellence
Light: Bright, indirect
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Origin - Tropical Asia and Pacific regions.

Light - Crotons like bright, indirect light. Sufficient light will promote the vibrant leaf colours. Avoid direct sunlight, which can damage the leaves.

Watering - Water weekly in the summer, keeping the soil evenly moist. During winter, reduce watering (check out our Eco-Friendly Watering Can)

Temperature - Likes warm rooms, temperature no less than 16°C

Feeding - Balanced, water-soluble fertiliser during the growing season

Grooming - Prune the croton back hard at the beginning of the growing season, if it becomes leggy. 

Humidity - Likes hight humidity, mist the leaves regularly (check out our Eco-Friendly Mister)

Potential issues - Can be susceptible to spider mites if the humidity is particularly low. Mist the croton regularly to avoid an infestation.

Toxicity - Toxic to pets and children