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Fishtail Palm

The Fishtail Palm, also known as Caryota mitis, is one of Plantopia’s more fashionable plants in the interiorscapes of clients across the United States. Let the experts teach you a little more about these tropical beauties. Environment This plant is called fishtail due to its unique large feathery triangular leaflets. In the wild, it can [...]

By |2019-04-22T11:56:34+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Dracaenas Varieties and Care

About Originally, dracaenas all evolved in the warm regions of the old world, mostly growing as an understory plant. Their leathery leaves all grow on tall stems with a leafy crown with thick rhizome roots. Because of these traits, they are well-adapted for indoor life. All Dracaenas varieties enjoy the warmth of the indoor environment [...]

By |2019-04-18T14:57:12+00:00April 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Indoor Ferns: Care and Common Types

Ferns can be tricky interior plants to take care of, so we whipped up a cheat sheet for all those struggling to keep their ferns full. Nobody knows ferns better than our expert plant technicians at Plantopia. Whether it be the Bird's Nest, Kangaroo Paw, or Button Fern, we know them all. Want some fresh [...]

By |2019-04-09T08:48:43+00:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Bromeliads Blooms

Bromeliads Bromeliads are having their time in the plant spotlight lately; there are so many great new varieties showing up for interiorscape use. This is likely due to the fact that there are so many choices. Bromeliad blooms come in a variety of colors and styles, for every design theme you can imagine. It’s [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:33:54+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Blooms: Our Top 3 Favorites

The Goldfish Plant Goldfish plant bloom Their decorative one-inch puffy flowers, with a pinched closed tip, appear from leaf axils and are a flower fancier’s delight. Typically goldfish have a summertime flowering season indoors but given enough warmth and humidity they can bloom year-round indoors. Nematanthus look their best when permitted to trail [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:34:31+00:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Spring To-Do List

It is spring at last! This is one of the busiest times for us Plant Technicians, and writing a to-do list can help up keep track of it all. So what's on the agenda for Plantopia's technicians? Increase watering as the season changes and temperatures rise. Check seasonal flowers every Monday morning, especially for the [...]

By |2019-03-18T16:16:27+00:00March 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

7 Reasons to Use a Plant Service

Why do you even need a plant service? Anybody can water plants, can't they? What’s wrong with fake plants? A plant service guarantees satisfaction for the design, installation and service. Using live plants indoors expands your bottom line by improving morale and productivity. It has been shown that companies have less absenteeism when live plants [...]

By |2019-04-10T13:35:34+00:00March 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

An Interior Plant Technician Explains 

Some interior plant questions couldn’t be answered with just a simple “more water, less water” or “watch for bugs” type of response. Sometimes we need more background, we need to consider the history of the plant. Here are a few of the questions that come up pretty regularly, yet are difficult to diagnose at first. [...]

By |2019-03-02T12:55:32+00:00February 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Plant Pruning: A How To

Pruning leaves helps your plants thrive Plants in the interiorscape can live long healthy lives when they are maintained properly. In addition to basic maintenance procedures, plants will last longer and keep their youthful shape when the technician uses pinching plant pruning techniques. Dead branches, thinning canes and bare trunks can all be [...]

By |2019-02-14T15:48:12+00:00February 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments