Care & tips Coffee plant
The coffee plant also known as Coffea Arabica originates from Ethiopia and belongs to the plant family Rubiaceae. The coffee plant has 60 different species! If you have enough patience and give this houseplant a lot of love and attention, you will get coffee beans in return. You can then pick them, dry them, roast them, grind them and voilà your own coffee! How cool is that?
The care of the coffee plant is similar to that of the Ficus plants, it is an easy plant to take care of.
Water requirements Coffee plant- 15cm
As mentioned before, the Coffee plant is easy to take care of, the Coffee plant is not choosy about its location or watering. It is important that the soil is always slightly moist, in the summer months your coffee plant will need more water than in the winter months. We recommend that you water your coffee plant several times with small amounts of water, as it will be better able to absorb this than a large splash all at once. If your coffee plant develops brown leaf edges, this is often a sign of too much water. Check this by feeling the soil and reduce your watering. Keep a close eye on the soil (especially in the early days). The watering is different for every coffee plant and depends on a number of factors, such as: humidity, location and temperature.
Light requirements of the coffee plant
The Coffee Plant likes a light and warm location, but direct sunlight will not do it any favours. Place this houseplant in a place out of the draught; the Coffee Plant cannot stand it and it will be bothered by vermin more quickly. If your Coffee Plant develops brown leaves, this could indicate that it is in too cold a place or that it is standing in a draught. In this case, move it to keep it healthy.
Is the coffee plant poisonous?
The Coffee Plant is absolutely not poisonous to humans or animals, nevertheless we recommend you not to eat the leaves or unprocessed fruit or to consume them in food. The fruit of the Coffee Plant can be processed perfectly well if it is treated properly!
Care & tips Pilea
The Pilea Peperomioides, this houseplant is super hip for your interior. The large Pancake plant has long green stems and is characterised by the round leaves on the stems, which are reminiscent of pancakes.
The Pancake plant needs little care. A very easy houseplant that you will enjoy for a long time. Read on to find out how best to look after this retro houseplant.
Water requirements Pancake plant
Watering the Pancake plant once a week is often sufficient. Make sure that you do not over-water it, as this will make it less happy.
Light requirements for the Pancake Plant
The Pilea Peperomioides likes to stand in a sunny spot, but not in direct sunlight. Find a spot where the sun does not shine directly on it.
Is the Pancake plant poisonous?
As far as we know, the Pancake Plant XXL is not poisonous. It is fine with children or pets.
How will my Coffee Plant and Pancake Plant be delivered?
These retro houseplants are delivered in a grow pot. All our houseplants are sent in specially designed boxes! Because of the unique interior, the houseplants are firmly placed in the box and cannot move. Houseplants don't mind being in a dark box for a day. This way, we make sure that your green friends are delivered to your home in tip-top shape.
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