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 Low light house plants
       • Posted by: ladylotus Z3/4 ND on Thu, Jan 31, 13 at 20:12
              • 23 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Feb 28, 13 at 9:01
I mostly garden outdoors and in my greenhouse. I recently started remodeling my house and would like to add some plants to the two rooms I've just remodeled to add some beauty and remind me of the outdoors. My office, it faces mostly North and
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 Low-e Windows Effect on Plants
We have lots of house plants. We wish to install energy efficient windows--i.e.,
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 What does "low light" mean exactly?
       • Posted by: SproutingLexi 8b on Wed, Jan 8, 14 at 13:24
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Jan 15, 14 at 15:40
I've been seeing people define it as many different things. What do you consider low light conditions exactly? Filtered light but no direct sunlight? Dark corner far away from a non-sunny window? Name me some examples, please. I'm trying to f
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 Low light houseplants that are mildly toxic at most?
       • Posted by: CactusBoss Zone 5a on Fri, Jul 26, 13 at 20:51
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jul 27, 13 at 19:13
What are some? I don't want any low light plants that are more toxic than a Chinese Evergreen because I have cats. I also already have a Chinese Evergreen and a Peace Lily. Follow-Up Postings: Return to the House Plants Forum
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 why are all these leaves growing so small?
       • Posted by: greentoe357 7b NYC under lights on Tue, Jan 21, 14 at 20:04
              • 57 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Apr 12, 14 at 10:07
In the latest months I've noticed new leaves on several of my plants grow out very small and stop growing. It's not necessarily that the whole plant has stopped growing - just the new leaves come out stunted. I do have artificial lights above
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 Is this enough light for Philodendron hederaceum?
       • Posted by: LoBro 8b on Thu, Nov 21, 13 at 14:23
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Nov 23, 13 at 12:44
I'd like to dress up this ledge that separates my living room from my dining room with something green and viney. I bought these self-watering window boxes (and some potting mix made specifically for self-watering containers to allow more wicking)
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 Pruning Ficus Lyrata (fiddle leaf fig)
       • Posted by: erich60660 on Thu, Jan 17, 08 at 10:50
              • 150 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Sep 22, 13 at 12:18
Hi everyone! I have a 5 foot tall healthy, indoor ficus lyrata (fiddle leaf fig), single trunk with no growth until the very top. Needless to say, it is very top heavy, and the single trunk is too thin to support the top and new leaves/growth spro
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 Parlour Palm drying up, why?
       • Posted by: ahyom 6 on Thu, Sep 27, 12 at 12:41
              • 28 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Nov 22, 13 at 22:14
I just bought it a month ago from ikea.. I have it all purpose soil with a layer of pebbles for drainage. From what I read, I should not let the soil dry out, but keep it consistently moist without overdoing it. I've also been misting the leaves e
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 Good Growing Practices - An Overview for Beginners
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a mid-MI on Fri, Oct 21, 11 at 14:00
              • 55 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Mar 21, 14 at 19:14
Good Growing Practices - An Overview for Beginners My hope is that this thread becomes a gathering place for beginners and the experienced alike, a place where reliable information that is rooted in sound science and horticulture can
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 Tip for measuring amount of light
       • Posted by: bedtime none on Sun, Apr 21, 13 at 16:39
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, May 5, 13 at 8:55
If you have an Android device you can download an app that will measure lux and lumens. I imagine Ipad would have the same thing but I cannot promise. My android will measure anything from 0 lux all the way to over 110,000 lux and it 'seems' quite
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 House Plant in Zero-Light Room
       • Posted by: spicegirl_0101 10 on Wed, Feb 26, 14 at 10:24
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Feb 28, 14 at 9:44
I have a small office (about 12' x 15') that I would like to put a plant into. The room gets almost zero natural light, EXCEPT, if I stand in one corner of this tiny room, right next to a wall and I look through the office door, I can see a full-l
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 Sick looking braided Money Tree
       • Posted by: deb9 on Tue, Sep 6, 05 at 20:53
              • 130 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Dec 29, 13 at 18:17
I have a braided money tree that seems sickly. Some of the leaves are curling under and today two leaves fell off. Am I watering it too much? The instructions said to water it when it felt dry. I put 1/2 cup of water on it last month. I have
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 Ming Aralia (Polyscias fruticosa) care
       • Posted by: mentha on Sat, Mar 24, 07 at 14:44
              • 42 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Nov 18, 12 at 17:35
Cena advised that I come here and ask PG Karen about this so here is my question from the other forum. I just got a Ming Aralia (Polyscias fruticosa) yesterday when I was hunting for asparagus fern, I really liked the leaves. Could someone ple
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 zz plant
       • Posted by: teengardener1888 none on Sat, May 26, 12 at 9:32
              • 150 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jan 13, 14 at 13:40
Need tips on zz plants there not happy with me. And someone told me it was a rare houseplants. I know ten people who own this plant in a mile radious Follow-Up Postings: RE: zz plant Poste Return to the House Plants Forum
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 Variegation, which plants for more light, which for less
       • Posted by: purpleinopp 8b AL on Wed, Jul 11, 12 at 15:27
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Jan 22, 14 at 10:16
I know this is old school, but I have a passage of text from a book to consider, not a link. Unfortunately the book seems entirely focused on outdoor in-ground planting, but this general info should also be relevant to plants in pots. The blue p
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 Calathea growing ok
Return to the House Plants Forum | Post a Follow-Up Calathea growing ok Posted by jujujojo 8 ( My Page ) on Wed, Aug 7, 13 at 12:16 sda64c97a.jpg
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 WANTED: Lower Light Houseplants
       • Posted by: disneynut1977 5A Syracuse NY on Thu, Jul 2, 09 at 19:17
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jul 3, 09 at 23:10
I don't have much in the plant department to trade with. I do have commercial seeds (mainly herbs) and I do have 1 Top Quality hummingbird window feeder to trade with. For the feeder, check out my trade page, I do have 2 photo's of it up. I am
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 Pachira (Money Tree) - Spring re-potting pics
       • Posted by: greenman28 on Mon, May 24, 10 at 21:36
              • 136 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Oct 19, 13 at 19:57
Good evening, everyone! I came home this afternoon to find that my Pachira had been knocked over by the wind. Since I've been meaning to re-pot the tree for several weeks, I took the opportunity today. I was delighted to see the thickness
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 Mistake??I know-couldn't resist.It's that time of year.
       • Posted by: caro123 3NH on Sat, Jan 18, 14 at 19:36
              • 41 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Mar 26, 14 at 17:27
I know that this the worst time of year to even glance at anything that is even green at the BBS. But I succumbed and carted home from Wally World- an Alocasia Poly (says high light on the tag but on reading it is an understory plant) A Ming ar
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 Caring for Oxalis
I bought an oxalis recently (the kind sold as
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