Propagating Syngonium podophyllum by division and cuttings

Syngonium podophyllum or commonly known as Goosefoot Plant and Arrowhead Vine/Plant has beautiful variegated leaves that come in variable shades of green, white, cream, yellow and pink, as well as in various leaf shapes and sizes. It is an attractive, elegant and versatile plant that is  popularly cultivated worldwide. Mostly, as an indoor plant and used as […]

How to propagate Crepe Ginger (Cheilocostus speciosus)

Botanically known as Cheilocostus speciosus, the Crepe Ginger stands up to 3 meters tall and is a sight to behold, especially when grown en masse and flowering. The terminal stems will be beautifully adorned with inflorescences that display large, frilly and snowy-white flowers that flare out from the pinecone-like, reddish-brown bracts. Truly dramatic and attention-grabbing! […]

How to propagate Staghorn Ferns

Our June 2012 garden project: propagating a Staghorn Fern My first attempt… I’ve procrastinated too long with the fear that the project is doomed to fail. Well, it’s about time to charge ahead, equipped with my gardening instincts with confidence. I’ll never know unless I try, don’t you think so? Currently our potted Staghorn Fern […]

Propagating Aglaonema Plants

Aglaonema or popularly known as Chinese Evergreen, being first cultivated in China, is one of the most decorative indoor plant with attractive variegated foliage for homes and offices. With much hybridizing over the many decades, especially in Thailand and Indonesia in Southeast Asia, the newer cultivars are now available in explosive colours with many variations […]

Propagating Cyperus involucratus (Umbrella Plant/Sedge)

How to propagate Cyperus involucratus (Umbrella Plant/Sedge, Umbrella Grass/Papyrus, Dwarf Papyrus Grass) These Umbrella Plants are so easily re-propagated! A single plant can provide material to last many many years. A lifetime, so to speak, as it suckers rather rapidly, forming dense clusters effortlessly.