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The ultimate guide for houseplant care

On this page, you'll find all resources you'll need to take care of your plants and specifically your houseplants. These resources range from information about plant care, information about fertilizer, soil, growing mediums, common pests and more.

These are all the plant resources we've covered so far:

  1. Alocasia Polly
  2. Alocasia Zebrina
  3. Areca Palm
  4. Begonia
  5. Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)
  6. Calathea Ornata
  7. Calathea Triostar
  8. Croton
  9. Dieffenbachia
  10. Dracaena
  11. Golden Pothos
  12. Leca
  13. Maranta Prayer Plant
  14. Monstera
  15. Parlor palm
  16. Peace Lily
  17. Philodendron
  18. Philodendron Birkin
  19. Pilea Peperomioides
  20. Sanseviera
  21. Spider plant
  22. Succulent
  23. ZZ plant
  24. Zamioculcas Raven

If we haven't covered your plant yet, you can request a plant guide or donate a plant to get your preferred plant on this list as well.

1. Alocasia Polly

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How to care for an Alocasia Polly

In this ultimate guide, we'll cover everything you need to know to be able to care for your Alocasia Polly. Using these tips and tricks will help you to keep your Alocasia Polly happy and help it thrive. The Alocasia Polly really is a beautiful plant that makes a statement in any room.

Read more about taking care of an Alocasia Polly

2. Alocasia Zebrina

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How to care for an Alocasia Zebrina

In this ultimate guide, we'll cover everything you need to know to be able to care for your Alocasia Zebrina. Using these tips and tricks will help you to keep your Alocasia Zebrina happy and help it thrive. The Alocasia Zebrina really is a beautiful plant that makes a statement in any room.

Read more about taking care of an Alocasia Zebrina

3. Areca Palm

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How to care for an Areca Palm

The Areca Palm is a beautiful and large houseplant that can turn any room into a tropical paradise. It's the perfect large plant for those that have pets and/or small children. It's the perfect plant for pet owners, because this plant is non-toxic and won't harm your pets when they chew on its leaves. If you accidentally don't give this palm the care it wants, it will let you know quickly. This helps you to change your plant care routine quickly, before it's too late.

Read more about taking care of an Areca Palm

4. Begonia

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How to care for a Begonia Maculata (Polka dot plant)

In this ultimate guide, we'll cover everything you need to know to be able to care for your Begonias. Begonias look intimidating but are really quite easy to care for. Don't let it's appearance fool you and learn to help it thrive in your house.

Read more about taking care of Begonias

5. Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

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How to care for a Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

The Bird of Paradise is one of the most well-known tropical houseplants. It's a very fast-growing plant that loves a lot of sunlight and moisture. It's not a difficult plant to take care of, but it does have its challenges. It grows...big. This plant can grow up to 1.80m (6ft) tall and 1.20m (4ft) wide.

Read more about taking care of a Bird of Paradise

6. Calathea Ornata

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How to care for a Calathea Ornata

Calathea's are notoriously tough plants to keep happy. They love all the humidity you can give it and then some. However, there are a few plant tips you can use to keep even this plant happy and help it thrive in your favorite room in your house.

Read more about taking care of a Calathea

7. Calathea Triostar

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Calathea Triostar is a beautiful and colorful tropical houseplant that's great for those plant owners who like a challenge. Like other Calatheas, the Calathea Triostar is not the easiest houseplant and has very specific plant care needs.

Read more about taking care of a Calathea Triostar

8. Croton

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How to care for Crotons

Crotons are beautiful plants with the wildest leaves you'll have in your house. The colors and shapes of the leaves are very different from any other plant you might have seen. They're great plants for beginners and for those that tend to overwater their plants.

Read more about taking care of Crotons

9. Dieffenbachia

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How to care for a Dieffenbachia

The Dieffenbachia is a beginner friendly plant that has striking patterns on its leaves. This plant will tell you when something is wrong, which makes it perfect for those of us who struggle to understand what our plants need. If you have a slightly darker spot left in your house, a Dieffenbachia will gladly take that space and it will thrive there.

Read more about taking care of a Dieffenbachia

10. Dracaena

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How to care for a Dracaena

One of the best plants for beginners is a Dracaena. They require very little attention and purify the air. They give a modern feel to any room in your house. When taking care for a Dracaena there are a few things to keep in mind to keep it happy. With the tips in this ultimate guide, you'll have all the knowledge you need to keep this plant in your house.

Read more about taking care of a Dracaena

11. Golden Pothos

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How to care for a Golden Pothos

The Golden Pothos is a beautiful plant that can turn your house in a jungle in an instant. It's not a plant that's very difficult to take care of, so even if you're a beginner you should be able to take care of it without any problems.

Read more about taking care of a Golden Pothos

12. Leca

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How to prepare Leca for first use

Find out everything you need to know to use Leca for your houseplants. What are the benefits? What are the challenges? Are there any gotchas you should know when using Leca for your houseplants? This ultimate guide will teach you everything you need to know.

Read more about using Leca to take care of your plants

13. Maranta Prayer Plant

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How to care for a Maranta Leuconora (Prayer plant)

The Maranta Leuconora, also known as the Prayer Plant, is a close cousin of the famous Calathea. Unlike the Calathea, a Maranta is actually quite easy to take care of. The Maranta Prayer plant is a beautiful tropical plant from the jungle floor that can brighten up your space significantly.

Read more about taking care for a Maranta

14. Monstera

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How to use a Moss pole for your houseplants

Monsteras are very popular houseplants and amazing plants for beginning plant owners. They're easy to care for and won't die quickly, even though it's a tropical plant. In this ultimate guide, we'll go over topics like watering needs, light requirements, fertilizer, soil, and even how to grow it in Leca.

Read more about taking care of a Monstera

15. Parlor palm

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The five easiest houseplants for beginners

The Parlor Palm is a great plant to start your plant collection with. It's low-maintenance and not toxic to your pets and/or small children. This makes it the perfect beginner-friendly plant for your house. It tells you exactly when it's not happy and it grows quickly, yet stays small.

Read more about taking care of a Parlor Palm

16. Peace Lily

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) is a great houseplant that you can place in any kind of light exposure. They're very beginner-friendly plants because they can survive watering mistakes and they tell you when something is wrong. Best of all, Peace Lilies purify the air your breathe, so it also helps you to feel better.

Read more about taking care of a Peace Lily

17. Philodendron

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How to care for a Philodendron

If you love easy to care for plants, you're going to love the Philodendron. This plant has tropical vines and loves to climb things around it, very much like a Monstera. It doesn't require a lot of attention and is a great plant for those that don't want to water a plant every day and have a perfect spot in a indirectly lit area of their house.

Read more about taking care of a Philodendron

18. Philodendron Birkin

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Philodendron is a very beginner-friendly, yet exotic house plant. It will make a great addition to any plant collection. It's great for beginners, because it will let you know when it's not happy and it doesn't show many confusing symptoms.

Read more about taking care of the Philodendron Birkin

19. Pilea Peperomioides

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How to make your soil retain more water?

The Pilea Peperomioides or Chinese Money Plant is an amazing plant for beginners. It shows you exactly what it needs and when it's not getting the care that it wants. It's a fast-growing houseplant, that should be watered once per week. This is not quite low-maintenance, but teaches any plant owner how to take care of plants.

Learn more about taking care of a Pilea Peperomioides

20. Sanseviera

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The 5 best low-light houseplants for beginners

Sansevierias are very unusual looking plants, with blades instead of leaves. They're perfect plants for beginning plant owners that forget about their plants all the time. This plant will survive any light exposure you have in your house and will be a plant friend for years to come.

Read more about taking care of Sansevierias

21. Spider plant

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How to care for a spider plant

If you love plants that instantly show you when they're not happy and give you a lot of baby plants very quickly, the spider plant is the perfect plant for you. This plant is very thirsty, so it's a perfect plant for those that overwater their plants. In this ultimate guide we'll go over how to care for a spider plant, how to propagate it, and how to eventually repot the plant.

Read more about taking care of a Spider plant

22. Succulent

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How to care for a succulent (indoors)

In this ultimate guide, we'll cover everything you need to know to be able to care for your Succulents. Succulents come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but they all generally have the same plant care needs. In this ultimate guide, we're going to look at what the plant needs and even look at the best type of pots you can use.

Read more about taking care of Succulents

23. ZZ plant

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How to care for a ZZ plant

The ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia) is a beginner-friendly and low-maintenance houseplant that can really create a statement in a room. It thrives in darker places in your house and can live in places most other plants won't be able to grow. Due to their thick stems, they can survive without being watered for a very long time (weeks).

Read more about taking care of a ZZ plant

24. Zamioculcas Raven

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How to make your soil drain water quickly?

The Zamioculcas Raven is a variety of the normal (green) ZZ plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia). It needs the same plant care routine as the normal ZZ plant and the different colored leaves are purely cosmetic.

Read more about taking care of a Zamioculcas Raven

Didn't find what you were looking for?

We've written a lot of guides about all kinds of aspects of taking care of plants, but we could've missed that specific topic you were looking for. If that's the case, you can request a plant guide or donate a plant. This way we can provide you with the information you need quickly and you won't have to wonder if you're taking care of your plant properly anymore.

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