This unique Pothos species is new to the US hobby and is native to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. I have not seen it offered for sale in the US. It resembles Pothos barberianus in its leaf venation but is significantly larger even in its immature form. It is a shingling species that can grow quite tall in nature (21ft). The leaves have hovered around 1″ in terrarium culture for me, but aroid.org has leaves reaching 9″ in nature. It’s hard […]
This unusual Pothos is relatively new to the US hobby, really only surfacing for sale in the past year (2019). It has finely marked leaves that emerge red or yellow and then turn to green. It is similar to Marcgravia in that in a terrarium it will often stay in its immature state indefinitely, with leaves staying around 1/4 inch. It can however, grow leaves up to 7 inches. It is slow growing and likes to climb up a wooden […]
This charming Hoya has mottled leaves that only grow to about half an inch. It can be grown as a house plant if your humidity is relatively high, and should be allowed to dry out between waterings. It likes good light, either in a south or east facing window, or under strong lights in a terrarium. It is a good candidate for planting up high in a terrarium where humidity is lower and it dries out a bit between mistings. […]
This popular Begonia hails from Malaysia and is one of the easier species to grow. It’s brightly colored foliage and small growth make it ideal for terrariums. It does not seem to be one prone to melting and the leaves feel very sturdy, and make a nice perch for frogs and geckos.