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Dizygotheca elegantissima
Spider Aralia
A False Aralia, native to New Caledonia, has many different names depending who you ask: Dizygothica elegantissima, Schefflera Elegantissima, or Spider Aralia. Whatever you call it, this is a beautiful plant with long, narrow, ser... Read More
Fatsia japonica
Japanese Aralia Plant
A Fatsia plant, also called a Fatsia japonica, or Japanese aralia, originated in the sub-tropic forests of Japan, Korea, & Taiwan. Fatsia plants are a type of evergreen that can be grown both indoors and outdoors in frost-free... Read More
Ficus maclellandii
Ficus Amstel
The Ficus Alii, or Amstel King as it is sometimes called, is a large plant that originally came from Asia, Malaysia, and India. It was first grown commercially in Hawaii where it got the Hawaiian name "alii" which means “king.... Read More
Ficus Benjamina
Weeping Fig Tree
About Ficus benjamina, or Weeping Fig, originally found growing in Asia, India, and Austrlia, is part of the Moraceae family, and, in nature, produces a small fruit enjoyed by doves and pigeons. It is the official tree o... Read More
Rubber Tree Plant
About The rubber tree plant (Ficus elastica) was originally an outdoor plant cultivated commercially for its white sap that was used to produce latex. The plant is native to the tropics of India, South Asia, and Malaysia... Read More
Ficus repens
Creeping Fig
Ficus pumila or Creeping fig is a tiny- leafed plant native to Japan, Vietnam and China. Also called a Ficus Repens, it is an excellent table plant, hanging plant, or climbing plant. Since the fast- growing vines of a Creeping Fig... Read More
Ficus lyrata
About The Fiddle Leaf Fig, Ficus Lyrata, native to Australia, Melanesia, and Southern Asia, is easily recognized by its violin shaped leaves. It is a close relative of the popular Weeping Fig (Ficus Benjamina), the Rubber Tree pla... Read More
Caryota mitis
About If you love indoor palm plants but are getting tired of the usual ones like the Bamboo Palm or Parlor Palm, it's time to try a Fishtail Palm. This unusual looking palm, native to Indonesia, Asia, and the South Pacific, is a ... Read More
Fittonia albivenis
Nerve Plant | Mosaic Plant
About A Fittonia is native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America, especially Columbia and Peru. It gets its nicknames, Nerve Plant or Mosaic Plant because of the distinct, veined appearance of its beautiful, orn... Read More
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