Plants We Love - Medium Light

In New England this means E or W facing windows, or 3-5 feet from a S or SW facing window. Here's an easy test that will help you to determent how much light…
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Dracaena Lemon Lime
Light - Medium to bright indirect, too bright will scorch leaves. Water - when top 1-2" of soil is dry, prefers soil to dry out before watering Effective air purifier; drying and browing of the lower leaves is normal, simply trim off. Toxic to pets
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Ruby Rubber Plant
Benefits: Air purifier. Botanical Name: Ficus Elastica. Light: Medium to high. No direct sun.
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Snake Plant Laurentii
Snake Plant Laurentii BRIGHTNESS: Low, Medium, or Bright, thrives in bright, but tolerates low. WATER: About every 2 weeks Allow potting mix to dry out completely between waterings. HUMIDITY: Any. BENEFITS: Air purifier, high oxygen production. Photo Credit: thesill.com
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Snake Plant
BRIGHTNESS: Low, Medium, or Bright, thrives in bright, but tolerates low. WATER: About every 2 weeks Allow potting mix to dry out completely between waterings. HUMIDITY: Any. BENEFITS: Air purifier, high oxygen production. Photo Credit: mycityplants.com
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Sanseveria - Fernwood
BRIGHTNESS: Low, Medium, or Bright, thrives in bright, but tolerates low. WATER: About every 2 weeks Allow potting mix to dry out completely between waterings. HUMIDITY: Any. BENEFITS: Air purifier, high oxygen production.
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Snake Plant Zeylanica
BRIGHTNESS: Low, Medium, or Bright, thrives in bright, but tolerates low. WATER: About every 2 weeks Allow potting mix to dry out completely between waterings. HUMIDITY: Any. BENEFITS: Air purifier, high oxygen production.
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Pilea Peperomioides
Pilea Peperomioides|Chinese money plant|Missionary plant/Pass It On Plant BRIGHTNESS: Medium to Bright, indirect. WATER: Weekly Allow potting mix to dry but not completely. Thirsty plants will have droppy leaves. HUMIDITY: Normal to Humid Normal to higher humidity. Increase humidity if leaf edges crisp. *Do not top off soil with rocks as this will prevent "root babies" from popping up.
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ZZ Plant
LIGHT: Best in bright to moderate, indirect light but fine in extremely low light. Curling leaves, yellowing and leaning can all be an indication of too much light. WATER: They need less rather than more water. Water the plant only when the soil has dried out. It can survive months without water, but will grow faster if watered somewhat regularly. Toxic to Dogs & Cats. Photo Credit: mycityplants.com
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Calathea Ornata - Pinstripe
Pinstripe Calathea BRIGHTNESS: Prefers medium light or bright indirect light. WATER: Water when top 1" of soil is dry (approx 1x a week). Leaves curl up when thirsty. HUMIDITY: Normal to slightly higher humidity. Air purifying. Leaves fold vertically at night (as if clasping in prayer). Non-toxic
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Calathea Rattlesnake
Calathea Rattlesnake BRIGHTNESS: Prefers medium light, tolerates low light. WATER: Water when top 1" of soil is dry (approx 1x a week). Leaves curl up when thirsty. HUMIDITY: Normal to slightly higher humidity. Air purifying. Leaves fold vertically at night (as if clasping in prayer). Non-toxic Photo Credit: thesill.com
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ZZ Plant
BRIGHTNESS: Low to Medium Low light to dappled sun. Not suited for intense, direct sun. WATER: About every 2 weeks Allow potting mix to dry out completely between waterings. HUMIDITY: Any Photo Credit: thesill.com
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Calathea Medallion
Calathea Medallion BRIGHTNESS: Prefers medium light or bright indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun. WATER: Water when top 1" of soil is dry (approx 1x a week). Leaves curl up when thirsty. HUMIDITY: Normal to slightly higher humidity. Air purifying. Leaves fold vertically at night (as if clasping in prayer). Non-toxic Photo Credit: thesill.com
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maranta leuconeura
Marantha Leuconeura - Red Prayer Plant - cousin to the Calathea BRIGHTNESS: Prefers medium light or bright indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun. WATER: Water when top 1" of soil is dry (approx 1x a week). Leaves curl up when thirsty. HUMIDITY: Normal to slightly higher humidity. Air purifying. Leaves fold vertically at night (as if clasping in prayer).
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Victoria Birds Nest Fern
BRIGHTNESS: Low to Medium. WATER: Approximately weekly when potting mix is half-dry to dry, about 2" down. Can tolerate moistness. HUMIDITY Normal to higher humidity. Photo Credit: thesill.com
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Nidus Birds Nest Fern
BRIGHTNESS: Low to Medium. WATER: Approximately weekly when potting mix is half-dry to dry, about 2" down. Can tolerate moistness. HUMIDITY Normal to higher humidity.