Christopher D.

Christopher has a bachelor of technology degree in nature conservation and is involved in the protection of wild fauna and flora. He has always had a keen interest in the natural world and is actively involved in the study and protection of wild flora, particularly on the 400 hectare property where he lives.

dioscorea elephantipes

How to Grow and Care for Tortoise Plant (Dioscorea elephantipes)

If you’re looking for an interesting, low-maintenance indoor plant that provides year-round interest, the tortoise plant (Dioscorea elephantipes) is a species you’ll want to learn about. These Caudiciform perennials grow from an amazing corky stem that resembles a turtle shell, or elephant’s foot.  They have a long history of interest for humans, beginning as a …

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Cordyline fruticosa

7 Types Of Ti Plants (Cordyline fruticosa) For Your Home

The ti plant (Cordyline fruticosa) is a beautiful tropical evergreen that makes a truly wonderful houseplant. There are many incredible cultivars of this plant, and the variety of colors and leaf variegation patterns that horticulturalists have been able to develop is quite astonishing.  This article introduces 7 very different Cordyline varieties but equally wonderful ti …

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