Corn plant Croton
Dracaena massangeana Codiaeum spp.
Crown of thorns Euphorbia milii and E. splendens
Cyclamen Donkey tail Dracaena Dumbcane Dwarf banana
Cyclamen spp. Sedum morganianum Dracaena spp. Dieffenbachia spp. Musa cavendishii
Dwarf cocos palm Microcoleum weddelianum Echeveria Echeveria spp.
Fatshedera (= hybrid Fatshedera lizei between Fatsía and Hedera)
Climbing fig Fiddleleaf fig Weeping fig
Fatsia japonica Many species
Ficus pumila Ficus lyrata Ficus benjamina
Seldom survives average house environment for long
Uses much water when large; easy to grow Needs constant high humidity and bright light
Deviation from watering routine may result in loss of leaves, but plant generally recovers
Fertilize weekly; keep cool; withhold water after flowering for few weeks, then start over Keep cool and dry in winter
Many kinds—all easy to grow and tolerant of some neglect
Needs regular fertilizing; keep away from small children (poisonous) Will produce small, edible bananas if given enough light, water, and humidity Keep temperature above 18°C (65°F) at all times
Keep cool in winter
Needs cool temperatures to grow at its best but will usually survive higher temperatures Benefits from frequent mist-spraying
Also called Aralia
Water regularly; propagate from spores or rhizomes
Damp-sponge leaves regularly Damp-sponge leaves regularly Damp-sponge leaves regularly
Stern-Jansky-Bidlack: I Appendices I 4. House Plants and Home I I © The McGraw-Hill
Introductory Plant Biology, Gardening Companies, 2003
House Plants and Home Gardening
Was this article helpful?
Acai, Maqui And Many Other Popular Berries That Will Change Your Life And Health. Berries have been demonstrated to be some of the healthiest foods on the planet. Each month or so it seems fresh research is being brought out and new berries are being exposed and analyzed for their health giving attributes.