Homalomena Emerald Gem

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Scientific name: Homelomena 'Emerald Gem’
Synonyms: Homelomena Emerald Gem, Emerald Gem Plant, Queen of Hearts, Spade Plant

  • Unusual tabletop plant
  • Can get nice and large oder time
  • Air purifier
  • Tropical jungle look
  • Plant Level: Easy

    Homalomena Emerald Gem displays gorgeous deep green spade-shaped leaves, making your decor instantly tropical.

    They hail from the warm, humid rainforests of Southern Asia and are part of the Aroid family. It’s a close relative of philodendrons, which means Homelomena is an easy-care houseplant that shares similar care requirements. These plants enjoy indirect light and moderate humidity; well suited to a home environment (but keep away from heaters!). If the plant is placed somewhere too bright, the leaves can get scorched. Keep soil moist using water at room temperature, but don’t allow the plant to sit in water.

    Long slender stems elevate the waxy foliage, which makes the Homelomena a great tabletop plant for tighter spaces. NASA found that these large spade-shaped leaves have excellent air-purifying properties as well, which you can enjoy too.

    The Emerald Gem will make a statement in a corner, on a table, or in a pot in your living space or bedroom. Furthermore, it enjoys the increased humidity of a bathroom environment, which promotes the growth of big, beautiful leaves. Despite its steady growth, this plant doesn't require frequent repotting, making it an easy plant to own!

    Note: Please be aware that this plant may be toxic to animals and children - keep it out of their reach. 

    CARE INSTRUCTIONS
    Follow these instructions to keep your Homalomena healthy and happy:

    Water: Do not under-water or over-water. It's best to water when the top 50% of the soil has dried out. Never water with cold water either, use room temperature water.
    Light: Bright indirect light but can handle some levels of medium light
    Humidity: Regular household humidity is suitable. 
    Fertilize: Feed your plant every 2 weeks with a diluted liquid fertiliser in spring and summer and once every two months during the cooler months.

    We offer some of the most affordable shipping in South Africa! And use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

    Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
    No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.

    Cape Town & Surrounds
    R60 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days from order.

    Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc.)
    R95 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days from order.

    Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
    R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days from order (CPT regional), 4-5 days (rest of SA).

    LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
    Our System calculates custom quotes based on the items in your basket.

    CUSTOM: XL FLOOR STANDING PLANTS
    Please process your order as per normal and select the "Custom" shipping option at checkout. Our Team will contact you with a competitive custom shipping quote via email.

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    RURAL AREAS
    Please email us at hello@plantify.co.za and we'll arrange a custom shipping solution to the nearest town.

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