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Bought this for my mom for 10 years now. At one time, green leaves were almost dark red like its underside. Will this thing flower? Very difficult to take cuttings and get roots but I was lucky once. Thanks..Read More
Hi, Judy A friend gave me a snippet of a plant she had in her office. It makes berries starting out green, turning yellow then red. I attached a picture. I am wondering what plant it is and is it best to root it in water or put directly in soil. Thank you for your help. LoriRead More
Could you help me identify these new plants?Read More
Saw this plant in someone'special home. They didn't know what it was but said it was easy to care for. They had smaller ones in kitchen window. Love them. What is it?Read More
Hello, can you tell me the name of my plant? Thank you.Read More
I purchased this money tree about 2 weeks ago. I've watered it twice. I read you should spray it daily with water which I do. Some of the leaves have brown spots, some have holes, some are limp and appear to be dying. Please, what am I doing wrong and how can I help this plant thrive? Thank you so much for your time.Read More
My wife saw a plant called a Joseph's Coat and really liked it. I was hoping to get her one for Valentines Day. Are they hard to care for? Do you know where I can get one?Read More
I recently bought this trailing plant but I've been through several identification guides and I can't figure out what it is. If you could help, I would greatly appreciate it. The leaves are thin and papery, purple underneath.Read More
Hi Judy, I just found your website. I have an indoor plant that I absolutely loved until it started dying. The place I bought it never had it identified but I fell in love with its green on top leaves and purple on the underside sort of fuzzy leaves. Attaching pictures need your help to know what it needs. Thank you!Read More
I want to give my wife a gardenia (again) for Valentines Day, she LOVES them. Every time I give her a gardenia it dies. Can you tell me how to care for one and I'll pass the information on to her.Read More
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