Tropical foliage plants a grower"s guide by Lynn P. Griffith

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Published by Ball Pub. in Batavia, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Foliage plants.,
  • Tropical plants.,
  • Greenhouse plants.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementLynn P. Griffith, Jr.
LC ClassificationsSB431 .G75 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 357 p. :
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17999834M
ISBN 109781883052515
LC Control Number2006029007

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Aug 27,  · This is a very good book for gardeners who live in a tropical climate, especially those who would like to grow plants that are not ordinarily found in big box plant nurseries. Cultivation requirements of listed plants are clear and concise, and include warnings as to invasiveness, toxicity of plant materials, and any unusual by: Apr 01,  · Featuring updated and expanded information, including cultural changes, new technological advances, and eight new foliage crops, the guide now covers more than 70 species of foliage appropriate to commercial environments—anthuriums, bromeliads, ferns, bamboos, birds-of-paradise, and African $ Gardener's Guide to Tropical Plants: Cool Ways to Now gardeners can bring an exotic flair to their gardens by introducing the color, textures, and fabulous foliage of tropical plants.

Not just for hot climates anymore, bromeliads, orchids, bananas, palms. Aglaonema (Chinese Evergreen) Alocasia Poly(African Mask) Bird of Paradise Bridal Veil Bromeliads Cactus/Succulents Calathea China Doll (Radermachera) Croton Petra Dieffenbachia (Dumb Cane) Dracaena Family Ferns Ficus Hypostes (Polka Dot Plant) Ivy Jade Crassula Nephthytis (Syngonium) Palms Philodendron Pothos (Scindapsus) Sanseveria Schefflera (Umbrella Plant) Spathiphyllum.

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Plant Identification is a project by Frau-Doktor. This site uses cookies to analyze traffic and for ads measurement purposes. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Canna can be grown in pots and on the ground easily. Probably they are one of the easiest tropical plants that you can grow.

Growing canna will provide you a great foliage show and gaudy flowers and to get that all you have to do is to mulch heavily around the base in winter.

utilising hydroponic techniques The last part of the book deals with particular types of tropical plants, such as flowering trees, shrubs and climbers, and herbaceous plants (including annuals, perennials, bulbs, etc.), as well as foliage plants like ferns, palms, philodendron, cordyline and others.

Tropical Fruit plants are Tropical foliage plants book covered. Bromeliads are probably the easiest of all tropical plants to grow. These tropical epiphytes (air plants) are easily adapted to growing in pots, and they are much more tolerant than many of their lush-leaved colleagues.

They come in a wide array of colors and textures. You are interested in: Tropical house plant identification photos. (Here are selected photos on this topic, but full relevance is not guaranteed.). Tropical Foliage Plants.

Shown here are wild and cultivated Hawaiian tropical plants with colorful or ornamental foliage. Breynia disticha – Snowbush.

Cordyline fruticosa – Ti. Dracaena reflexa – Song of India. Epipremnum pinnatum – Golden Pothos. Monstera deliciosa – Monstera. Sanchezia spp. The Alocasia macrorrhizos is truly a must in any Tropical foliage plants book garden.

Its large upright leaves which can grow up to 1m in length provides excellent texture Tropical foliage plants book in a tropical garden, whilst also offering good shade to smaller growing under-story plants. Amorphophallus bulbifer (Voodoo Lily) From $ Lynn P. Griffith, Jr., is the author of Tropical Foliage Disorders as well as numerous technical articles for trade journals.

He is president of A&L Southern Agricultural Laboratories, a company that performs laboratory testing and provides consulting services for clients throughout the Gulf Coast, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

A mature fiddle-leaf fig tree, for example, will be the visual focus in any room. Other, smaller potted tropical plants such as mother-in-law’s tongue, ferns, aralias, and philodendrons make good companions and evoke the spirit of the tropics with their contrasting textures and colors.

The dumb cane is an easy to grow plant that survives well on basic care conditions that should be provided. Due to it's easy going nature it's become a very popular ornamental foliage house plant. Once the plant matures it can reach up to 6ft in height, although 3 - 4ft is more common.

Tropical foliage plants. Apart from bananas and canna, there are of course plenty more tropical foliage plants for you to choose. The plants mentioned below have all been selected because of their good nature.

They are easy to grow and in most cases inexpensive to produce on an annual basis. The ultimate foliage plant for shade, hostas offer versatility, durability and a seemingly limitless variety of forms, sizes and shades of green Growing Elephant Ear Plants in Your Garden Elephant ears bring to mind lush, tropical forests, adding drama to both gardens and containers.

Unlike many tropical plants, Japanese fatsia likes to be kept on the cool side, but adapts well to normal room temperatures. Try it near a sliding glass door or in a cool entryway as a dramatic specimen plant. Wash the leaves periodically to maintain a glossy shine and to remove the occasional spider mite infestation.

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The trick to getting tropical plants to work in your garden is to mix them with British plants. Create a framework of exotic varieties and fill in with garden stalwarts like carex, sedge, hosta, astrantia, miscanthus and Japanese anemone.

Plant tropical varieties in spring, so their roots have time to get established before winter. Apr 13,  · These are the top tropical plants for a colder climate. Early in the year this plant's three-petalled, large flower pushes up through its low glossy foliage.

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In my 35 years as a plant pathologist, I have worked on nearly all types of ornamentals from cut flowers to foliage plants to bedding plants, woody. My indoor plants would have benefited from the deep knowledge "Tropical Foliage Plants" offers.

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Banana is one of the first plants most of us conjure to mind when we envision the tropical look. With its long and broad, leafy foliage, it is a great plant to create a tropical feel in the garden.

Treated strictly as ornamentals, these types of bananas are grown for their foliage, not for fruit. Tropical foliage, with rich colors, dramatic leaf shapes and lush textures can create a wonderfully exotic look.

Many of these foliage plants are suitable for the Upper Gulf Coast of Texas. When planted according to instructions, all of the following plants are resistant to pests and diseases.

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Usually this would be from over-watering. But if you are not caring for your plants on a regular schedule, under-watering can also be a problem. Plant health begins with its roots. Read more about watering tropical house plants.

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Let the soil dry out between waterings for best results. Type Tropical foliage plant Lifespan Perennial USDA Zones Light Sun or shade Water Well-drained soil.

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