The Sky Planter will grow a wide variety of common house plants and vegetables. We encourage you to experiment with your favourite varieties, but these selected plants will thrive in the Sky Planter.

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Anthurium
Also known as Flamingo Flower, it has shiny dark foliage and a heart-shaped flower in red, white or pink.
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Avoid direct sunlight
Moderate water
Let the soil dry out between watering by leaving the reservoir dry, particularly in winter. Requires a high level of humidity so weekly misting is recommended.
Areca Palm
Often call the Golden Cane Palm it has feathery green fronds which radiate from several trunks. Identified by NASA as a plant that promotes air purification. See www.ted.com video by ‘Kamal Meattle’, on how to grow your own fresh air.
image of Areca Palm Moderate to bright light Heavy water
Maintain a constant water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot. Sensitive to chemicals so use filtered water. Mist occasionally for optimum plant health.
Boston Fern
One of the easiest ferns to grow. Has arching long green fronds.
image of Boston Fern Moderate to bright light
Avoid direct sunlight
Moderate to heavy water
Maintain a minimum water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot, particularly in winter. Mist frequently.
English Ivy
A classic, elegant and easy to care for house plant with small green leaves on vines.
image of English Ivy Moderate to bright light
Avoid direct sunlight
Moderate to heavy water
Maintain a minimum water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot, particularly in the winter months.
Fennel
Fennel is a highly aromatic and flavorful herb with wide culinary and medicinal uses
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Position where the plant will reveive 6 or more hours of good sun per day
Moderate to heavy water
Keep the soil moist by maintaining a constant water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot.
Geranium
Geraniums are one of the most popular indoor flowering plants. They have large bright flowers and scented varieties give off pleasant aromas.
image of Geranium Moderate to bright light
For best flowers a sunny location is recommended
Heavy water
Likes damp, moist soil, so keep the reservoir topped up for optimal growth.
Hoya
Evergreen climbing vines with succulent leaves and clusters of scented flowers. Perfectly suited to the Sky Planter for its elegant foliage.
image of Hoya Moderate to bright light
Avoid direct sunlight
Moderate water
Let the soil dry out between watering by leaving the reservoir dry, particularly in winter.
Kentia Palm
Feather-like dark green fronds radiate from a small trunk. Kentia Palms grow slowly, but are very hardy.
image of Kentia Palm Moderate to bright light
Kentias like full sun but will grow in low light
Moderate water
Kentia Palms need steady watering so keep reservoir full with only short dry spells between refills. Sensitive to chemicals so use filtered water.
Mint
With its distinct aroma, pleasant flavour, cool sensation and medicinal qualities, mint is among the most versatile herbs.
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Mint, as with most herbs need good direct sunlight
Heavy water
Keep the soil moist by maintaining a constant water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot.
Orchid
Phalaenopsis is one of the most popular species for its beautiful flowers and elegant foliage. This species of orchid works fantastically in our upside down plant pot.
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Avoid direct sunlight
Very low water
Partially fill the reservoir and allow to dry between refills to avoid over-watering and root rot. Use a bark mix to allow air to circulate around the roots
Parsley
One of the best known herbs extensively used in cooking and medicine
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Parsley prefers bright light and a sunny position
Moderate to heavy water
Keep the soil moist by maintaining a constant water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot.
Peace Lilly
Dark green glossy leaves with long white flame-shaped flowers. On NASA’s top air-purification list.
image of Peace Lilly Moderate light
Avoid direct sunlight
Heavy water
Maintain a constant water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot.
Rubber Plant
Thick, shiny oval-shaped leaves, typically a deep green or dark red colour.
image of Rubber Plant Moderate to bright light Heavy water
Maintain a constant water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot.
Strawberry
Enjoy fresh summer strawberries directly from your Skyplanter. They grow well indoors and provide fruit rich with vitamins and delicious to eat.
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Strawberries need about 6 hours a day of good sunlight, even more if possible
Moderate water
Keep the soil moist by maintaining a constant water level in the reservoir, with occasional dry spells to avoid root rot.
Syngonium
Identified by NASA as a plant that promotes air purification. The plant has heart-shaped leaves with silver-white or green centres.
image of Syngonium Moderate to bright light
Avoid direct sunlight
Moderate water
Let the soil dry out between watering by leaving the reservoir dry, particularly in winter. Requires high humidity so mist weekly.