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Variegated Shell Ginger - Alpinia zerumbet Variegata - House Plants Delivery Toronto - JOMO Studio

How to care for Variegated Shell Ginger

Sun: Direct & Indirect
They enjoy some direct sun, but they'll also do well in bright, indirect light. It is best to place this plant somewhere where it will receive some nice morning sun, or a couple hours of afternoon sun, and then indirect light the rest of the day.
Light: Bright
They will do best in bright light. A nice bright place inside your home would be on the window sill or a stool that is right next to a window, either with or without blinds, depending on if the plant can handle sun. Remember that plants will grow based on how much light they receive.
Water: When top quarter dry
Allow the top quarter of soil to dry before watering again. This usually takes about 2 - 3 days in an average home environment. It may vary depending on the time of year, your environment and lighting conditions, but once you notice its leaves beginning to curl up slightly, it is time to water again.
Humidity: High
They like a high humidity environment, give them a mist daily or as often as possible. Alternatively, you can put them around a humidifier. Although they won't die if they don't receive enough humidity, their leaves may have some dry, crunchy, or yellow edges.
Care Tips
Although this is just an ornamental ginger, it is non-toxic to both humans and pets! The variegation varies a lot in this variety of ginger, but keeping it in bright light will produce the ideal variegation.
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Venus Flytrap - Dionaea Muscipula - House Plants Delivery Toronto - JOMO Studio

How to care for Venus Flytrap

Sun: Indirect
They should not be in a position to see the sun directly, although early morning or late evening sun is fine. Filtered sunlight through a sheer curtain is best and most homes are comprised primarily of indirect sunlight. The best spot for them is where they do not see the sun during the majority of the day but still get bright, indirect light.
Light: Medium - Bright
They will thrive in bright light, but also can tolerate medium light. A good medium-light place in your home would be in the middle of a room that has a regular size window. They can be placed anywhere between the middle of the room and the window. Remember that plants will grow based on how much light they receive.
Water: Keep evenly moist
They like the soil to stay consistently moist, but not soaking wet. Give them water whenever just the surface of the soil is starting to get dry. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.
Humidity: High
They like a high humidity environment, give them a mist daily or as often as possible. Alternatively, you can put them around a humidifier. Although they won't die if they don't receive enough humidity, their leaves may have some dry, crunchy, or yellow edges.
Care Tips

Their main diet is flies (or other small insects) but the trick is that the prey must be alive when caught. Dead flies won't work in Venus flytrap feeding; the insect must move around inside the trap to trigger it to close and digest it. It also needs to be small enough that the trap can close tightly around it to keep out bacteria.

Like many other plants, Venus flytraps need a period of winter dormancy when they appear to be dead (the leaves may die back). Keep it somewhere warm and bright, and don't let the soil dry out completely. Using rainwater or distilled water would also be ideal.

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