Propagating Succulents and CactiAll of our plants come to us ready to grow, flourish, and share themselves with the world. For indoor gardeners, learning to propagate plants can help us become more in-tune with the life we bring into our homes, expand our collections for free, and share our passion for plants with friends and family. And succulents, with their resilient root systems and adaptable stems and cuttings, make the process of propagation incredibly easy.Read more →
Caring for Mother PlantsAt Tula, we love our mother plants for their presence, perseverance, and generosity. Each one comes with a story – the massive Euphorbia lactea that is supported at its base by several bricks, or the Crassula ovata (Jade) grown over decades to take the form of a miniature, thick-trunked tree. And to make each story even richer, every mother plant is not just growing at Tula, but in homes all around Brooklyn and beyond. Because that’s what mother plants are, large specimens that can regularly be pruned back for cuttings.Read more →
Soil Science Made EasyMatching the right plant with the right soil is just as important as finding it the perfect light conditions. However, as intimidating as the phrase "soil science" is, the process of finding or forming the right growing medium for a plant is quite simple.Read more →
Quick Look: Myrtillocactus, Opuntia, Cereus
Famous residents of the deserts of Central and North America, Myrtillocactus and Opuntia make some of the most stunning, easy-care plants for arid lovers – so long as you provide plenty of sunlight.Read more →
Quick Look: Crassula, Senecio, KalanchoeThese iconic succulent families come from Southern Africa and Madagascar, where long droughts and intense sun have bred hardy, water-retentive, and truly unique species. From the bonsai-like Jade (Crassula ovata) to cascading String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus), these succulents enjoy pretty much the same care across the board – tons of sun and droughts between watering.Read more →
Quick Look: EpiphytesMany plants use larger plants as growing surfaces, pulling water from their bark and using trunks and stalks as support to access more light. We call these plants epiphytes. From tropical ferns and bromeliads to air plants and arid succulents, epiphytes are some of our favorite indoor plants.Read more →
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