Low-maintenance Houseplant – The Elephant’s Foot As A Cool Green Decoration

Editor   August 6, 2014   Comments Off on Low-maintenance Houseplant – The Elephant’s Foot As A Cool Green Decoration

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The elephant walk is a low-maintenance houseplant. Did you know that?

Want to decorate your home beautiful? We are experts in it. Trust us and follow the new trends. Everything concerning the term ‘sustainable’, is fully in line with the trend. In this regard we suggest you to set up your home “green”. We mean to create a lively atmosphere with houseplants. How to find this decoration idea?

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If you are a beginner and so far have had no potted plants, do not worry you. Make your first steps with easy-care plants, such as for example the elephant walk.

Why did we choose exactly these species? Called the elephant walk or even bottle tree really needs no maintenance effort and he also represents a great focal point in the room. Something for you, or?

The bottle tree is one of the most practical houseplants

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Interesting facts about the elephant walk:

Name: Elephant foot, bottle tree, water Palm, monkey tree Beaucarnea recurvata

The elephant walk is an Agave plant and is among the Succulents.

Home: Texas, Mexico

Height: outdoor up to several meters. as a houseplant – approximately 1 meter (80-150 cm)

Light: sunny location during the summer outdoors

A newly purchased elephant foot are designed but never direct sunlight. A settling-in period of 2-3 weeks is recommended, avoid a sunburn of the leaves.

Water requirement: not much water, similar to cacti

The bottle tree requires relatively more water than in the winter period in the summer. Make the Earth really wet once or twice a week and let dry out. In the winter make sure only that the root ball is not completely dries out. In this period (October March), the plant is operated below by its water reserves in its swollen root.

How do you properly maintain a water Palm?

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Fertilizer: only in the summer and mainly during the growth phase. Use green plant fertilizer or liquid fertilizers and completely provide the manure in the winter time.

Earth: loose culture substrate that is water-permeable; for example, a mixture of leaves soil, calcareous clay and sharp sand

Repotting: every 4-5 years, right after the rest period (end of February to mid March)

The elephant foot as a houseplant

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The bottle tree grows slowly and is often quite old

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A water Palm that has yet no kinship with the Palm family

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Elephant foot as a potted plant

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…oder as a garden plant in a large bucket of beautiful planted

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Decorate your home with green houseplants!

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Young plants for repotting

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Surrounded by other Succulents

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Large elephant walk in the garden during summer time

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Find a bright place for your bottle tree

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The result of long-term care can look like

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