Plant Disaster – My Giant Rhaphidophora Snapped

If I had given this plant the proper support, we wouldn’t be here right now… I was innocently walking through my living room and I heard a snapping sound followed by my huge, beautiful Rhaphidophora tetrasperma tipping off of a plant stand and crashing down onto the floor. Lechuza pon spilled all over the carpetingContinue reading “Plant Disaster – My Giant Rhaphidophora Snapped”

A Tale of Two Rhaphis (Rhaphidophora tetrasperma)

This blog is a comparison of my two Rhaphidophora tetrasperma plants – one is a tissue culture Rhaphi and the other began its life as a stem cutting. If you’ve been reading my blogs for a while you may remember an article I posted a year ago, questioning if I’d paid (a very handsome sum)Continue reading “A Tale of Two Rhaphis (Rhaphidophora tetrasperma)”

Rhaphidophora or Cebu Blue Pothos???

This past summer, in the plant world, there was this whole thing about how a mature form Cebu Blue Pothos plant looks shockingly similar to a Rhaphidophora tetrasperma. And because Rhaphis are so sought after, it was inevitable that plant shops would start selling Cebu Blue Pothos (in mature form) as Rhaphis. Of course, myContinue reading “Rhaphidophora or Cebu Blue Pothos???”

Rhaphidophora tetrasperma – My Unicorn Plant

Do you have one? A unicorn plant? Mine is the lovely Rhaphidophora tetrasperma. It’s the stuff of dreams. No, I literally have dreams about this plant. I could spend half of my day in my favorite planty corner of the house and just stroke its smooth leaves. Am I being inappropriate? I bet you haveContinue reading “Rhaphidophora tetrasperma – My Unicorn Plant”