Growing and Caring for Begonia Maculata (Your Final Guide!)

Growing and Caring for Begonia Maculata (Your Final Guide!)

Begonia maculata, also known as polka dot begonia, spotted begonia, or trout begonia, is an attractive plant that can elevate any garden. It is well-known for its angel-wing-shaped leaves, white spots, and easy-care nature. But how easy is ‘easy’? Begonia maculata grows in well-drained soil, indirect bright light, 65–85°F temperature range, and at least 45%…

Can You Grow Laurel in Pots? (The One-Stop Guide)

Can You Grow Laurel in Pots? (The One-Stop Guide)

You may think growing bay laurel is intimidating, especially in containers. A popular evergreen in both cooking and decorating, it’s understandable people may think growing laurel requires significant care. The good news? It isn’t finicky! But can you grow them in pots? Generally, laurel can grow successfully in pots of at least 5-gallons filled with…

Why Do Calathea Ornata Leaves Turn Brown? (Easy Solutions)

Why Do Calathea Ornata Leaves Turn Brown? (Easy Solutions)

The Calathea ornata, prominently known as the pinstripe plant, is more prone to having brown and crispy leaf edges compared to other varieties of Calathea. It is not a secret that leaf browning absolutely devastates the purple, white, and green accents that support the decorative purpose of your Calathea plants. Generally, leaf browning in Calathea…

Brown Anthurium Crystallinum Leaves (7 Causes + Solutions)

Brown Anthurium Crystallinum Leaves (7 Causes + Solutions)

The Anthurium crystallinum, commonly known as Crystal Anthurium, is one of the most desired houseplants because of its velvety appearance, distinct leaf pattern, and air-purifying ability. But one problem stands as a real antagonist that can destroy all these promising characteristics—leaf browning. Generally, leaf browning in Anthurium crystallinum is caused by 1) too much sunlight,…

7 Causes of Brown Calathea Musaica Leaves to Watch Out for!

7 Causes of Brown Calathea Musaica Leaves to Watch Out for!

Leaf browning in Calathea musaica, also known as the network plant, could quickly destroy your perfectly designed indoor garden’s ambiance. With its defined mosaic-like pattern, any signs of browning or wilting are just simply unacceptable. So knowing the causes behind this is key to maintaining a beautiful garden! In general, Calathea musaica leaves turn brown…