Dykhof nurseries selection of tropical houseplants

All about foliage houseplants

Whether it’s ruffles and spikes or variegated patterns and pink foliage, houseplants with attractive leaves are an excellent way to add visual interest to a room.


A large family, there are many varieties of Dracaena. Most prefer bright indirect light, while a few will tolerate lower light conditions. Be sure to read the tag. Let the soil dry out between watering, and give it a thorough drink when dry.


Dykhof nurseries foliage houseplants

False Aralia

Bright, indirect light. Water thoroughly when the top 1-2 inches of soil have dried out. Provide good drainage as they do not like sitting in water.




All ferns love moisture and should enjoy humid conditions. To increase humidity, misting with water or set them on a tray full of pebbles and water. Do not let the roots sit in water. Place ferns in medium indirect light.


Fiddle Leaf Fig

Bright, indirect light. Water thoroughly when the top inch of the soil feels dry. Rotate regularly to keep plant growth straight, as they tend to grow towards the light.




There are many Monsteras out there to choose from. They require bright indirect light. Water regularly during the growing season when the top inch of soil feels dry.



Norfolk Pine

Give Norfolk Pine a spot with bright, indirect light. Let the soil dry out slightly between waterings. Mist with water regularly.



Palms are a great way to bring the tropics into your home. They like bright indirect light. Make sure to let the soil dry out slightly between watering.



Bright indirect light. A low-maintenance plant, great for a beginner indoor gardener. Peperomias do not like to be too wet, so let the plant dry out between watering.

Dykhof nurseries selection of peperomia plants