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COMING LATE-JANUARY 2022

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SAVE 20% &  FREE LOCAL DELIVERY

• Houseplant purchases of $100 or more qualify for FREE delivery within our $60 delivery zone.
• All delivery dates to be at the discretion of Platt Hill Nursery. Usually within 2 to 3 days of purchase.
• Offer applies only to houseplants in stock, sorry special orders are not included.
• Seminars will be hosted on Facebook Live
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*All free deliveries will be scheduled at the discretion of Platt Hill Nursery for maximum efficiency. (PHN reserves the right to change delivery schedules as necessary.) 

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New year’s PLANTS

Money Tree

Pachira aquatica

Traditionally, this unique bonsai tree is associated with wealth and prosperity. According to feng shui principles, the five-lobed leaves are symbols of good fortune.

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Lucky Bamboo

Dracaena sanderiana

The number of stalks in the arrangements is significant to what kind of “luck” their owners might experience. For instance, a two-stalk arrangement is for love, whereas a three-stalk arrangement signifies happiness, wealth, and long life.

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Aloe Vera

Aloe vera

Attractive succulent sword-like leaves emerge light green, turning bluish-green in color throughout the year. It features dainty racemes of yellow tubular flowers rising above the foliage in mid summer.

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Jade Plant

Crassula ovata

This houseplant will do well in a location that gets either direct or indirect sunlight. This plant should be watered when the surface of the soil gets dry, and will need watering approximately once each week.

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home office PLANTS

Snake Plant

Sansevieria trifasciata

This popular plant will form dense stands of vertical leaves, arranged in rosettes; produces silvery-green leaves, mottled and striped with dark green. 

This houseplant performs well in both bright or low sunlight and strong artificial light.

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Pothos

Epipremnum aureum

Arguably the easiest plant to grow. Trailing vine has pointed, heart-shaped green leaves, sometimes variegated with white, yellow, or pale green depending on the variety. 

This houseplant will thrive in a home office, apartment or dorm room with low light.

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ZZ Plant

Zamioculcas zamiifolia

We love this plant it tolerates low light, needs infrequent watering & is a stunning addition to any home or office.

This plant is shiny on its own. Never spray it with commercial leaf shine because it clogs the pores of the plant.

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English Ivy

Hedera helix

Trailing plants add a stunning, romantic effect to even the tiniest of rooms. They look especially on-trend when suspended with ornate macrame hanging plant holders or placed in or on a shelf for an unexpected “surprise”.

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pet-safe PLANTS

Rattlesnake Plant

Calathea Lancifolia

Lance-shaped leaves with a deep green ovals sitting on a background of bright green, calathea lancifolia is a plant to be noticed. Adding to its visual appeal, the undersides of the leaves are royal purple. It’s easy to see why calathea lancifolia is so popular.

Spider Plant

Chlorophytum comosum

Spider plant’s long, slim, arching foliage grows in the shape of exploding fireworks, so it’s great for adding fine texture and a sense of energy. Not only are spider plants pet-safe they are a clean air plant and used by NASA!

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Neanthe Bella Palm

Chamaedorea elegans ‘Neanthe Bella’

This plant has been popular since Victorian times and was found in parlors. The Neanthe Bella is adaptable and forgiving. It is non-toxic to pets or people if ingested, making it a safe and beautiful addition to your home.

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Hoya Plant

Hoya

Unique houseplant is a vine (but don’t worry; it’s not a fast-growing one!) that has thick, waxy leaves. It’s among the most tolerant of all houseplants and pet-safe.

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high light PLANTS

Croton Plant

Codiaeum variegatum

This light-loving houseplant is noted for its striking foliage; glossy, leathery, ovate or lanceolate leaves in a bright range of colors, yellow, pink, orange, red, bronze, green, and purple.

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Areca Palm

Dypsis lutescens

One of the most widely used palms for bright spaces. Featuring feathery, arching fronds, with up to 100 leaflets. These big, bold plants command attention.

Houseplants for Hot, Sunny Windows

Here comes the sun! Even in the wintertime, intense sunlight from a south-facing window might be too much for some of your houseplants. These six houseplants are great for those bright windows, bringing a sneak-peek of summer into your favorite sunny room!

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Keeping Your Succulents Alive in Fall and Winter

Taking care of succulents in the fall and winter depends on the specific plant at hand. Give them sandy soil, a little water and sunlight, and they’ll return the favor with exquisite shapes, purer air, and relaxing companionship. Whether you’re hosting them inside over winter or extending their stay as houseplants, it helps to know how to treat these tender guests and make them feel right at home!

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valentine’s day PLANTS

Hoya Kerrii

Hoya kerrii

Hoya kerrii has perfectly heart-shaped bright green leaves that emerge on vining stems. Aptly nicknamed the Sweetheart Hoya or Heart-leaf Hoya, this slow grower is most commonly sold around Valentine’s Day. Hoya kerrii is one of those must-have plants for any collector.

Plant in a terracotta pot

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Flowers with swept-back petals resemble shooting stars and their heart-shaped leaves. these plants are a welcome sight during the winter months.

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Anthurium

Anthurium andraeanum

Known for their brightly colored flowers, which aren’t really flowers but are modified waxy leaves! Anthurium symbolizes hospitality with its open heart-shaped flower and inspires happiness and abundance.

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Rieger Begonia

Begonia x hiemalis

Beautiful flowering winter plants have creamy, beautiful blooms in bright yellows, reds, pinks, and even white.

FICUS FEBRUARY PLANTS

Fiddle Leaf Fig

Ficus lyrata

The Fiddle Leaf Fig makes an excellent specimen and floor plant. The leaves are unusually large and a pretty fiddle shape. (Thus, the plant’s name.) The bright green leaf color is a pleasing accent to a variety of decor styles.

Fiddle Leaf Fig Care

Alii Fig

Ficus maclellandii ‘Alii’

Ornamental accent plant producing long, narrow, glossy green leaves; this variety is a stunning accent to any interior.

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Rubber Tree

Ficus elastica

Ornamental accent plant producing large, oval, glossy green leaves. This houseplant is a beautiful focal plant for your interior living space.

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Ficus Audrey

Ficus benghalensis

Growing quite tall, Ficus Audrey has a handsome white trunk. Its velvety, oval leaves are deep green in contrast to light green veins. It thrives in bright, indirect sunlight.

How to Decorate with Plants

LOW LIGHT PLANTS

ZZ Plant

Zamioculcas zamiifolia

We love this houseplant it tolerates low light & is a stunning addition to any home, office or dorm.

Zamioculcas zamiifolia is shiny on its own. Never spray it with commercial leaf shine because it clogs the plants pores.

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Snake Plant

Sansevieria trifasciata

This popular houseplant forms dense stands of vertical leaves, arranged in rosettes; produces silvery-green leaves, mottled and striped with dark green.

This houseplant performs well in both bright or low sunlight and strong artificial light.

Learn More

Pothos

Epipremnum aureum

Arguably the easiest plant to grow. Trailing vine with pointed, heart-shaped green leaves, sometimes variegated with white, yellow, or pale green depending on the variety. 

This houseplant will thrive in a home office, apartment or dorm room with artificial or low light.

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Bamboo Palm

Chamaedorea seifrizii

Loved for its air cleaning properties and tropical foliage. Also known as Chamaedorea, this low light houseplant makes an excellent addition to any living room or office. Bamboo palms are one of the easiest indoor palm trees to grow.

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Hours starting June 20th: Monday - Saturday: 9am - 6pm; Sunday 10am - 5pm

 

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