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Polka Dot Plant

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Polka Dot Plant

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Polka Dot Plant

Polka Dot Plants are a fun and colorful way to add some living decor to your home. They are hybridized specifically to create unique-looking foliage that ranges from light green to dark red and every combination in between. The Polka Dot Plant is native to Madagascar where it can grow up to 3 feet in height. The indoor varieties are much smaller, but still provide a colorful impact in your home.

Light

These plants are relatively low maintenance and establish quickly in most indoor environments. Bright, indirect light is ideal for the Polka Dot Plant, however, their variegation will start to fade to a light green the more sunlight they are exposed to. Lower lighting conditions will keep the variegation bright but will cause the plant to get leggy.

Keep your plant away from direct sunlight. The leaves are susceptible to sunburn. Placing them near a South or West facing window will keep them happiest.

Water

Polka Dot Plants prefer moist soil and to be watered when the top inch or two of soil is dry to the touch. Try not to let the soil get too dry. If the tips of the foliage start to curl or develop brown spots, your plant needs water more often. They are more forgiving when underwatered rather than over-watered. Overwatering is also a big concern for this plant. They can develop fungal disease easily if the soil is too soggy. Monitor the soil closely until a good watering schedule is developed to keep your plant happy.

Fertilizer

Feed your Polka Dot Plant using a half-strength all-purpose fertilizer every two weeks from April through September.  If you are growing from a propagation wait a few weeks for roots to establish before fertilizing.

Pro Tip

Polka Dot Plants show their best color in low lighting, however, they tend to get leggy as they stretch towards the light. Pinch off any unruly stems as they get too long to keep your plant full.

Pro Tip

Put your Polka Dot Plant in a sunny bathroom. The heat and mist from the shower will keep it thriving.

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English Gardens Detroit MI area nurseries & garden centers are not only the areas largest garden nurseries, but they offer the largest selection of products and services found anywhere in the Clinton Twp., Dearborn Heights, Royal Oak, West Bloomfield, Eastpointe, and Plymouth Ann Arbor Michigan regions providing full service garden centers, full service landscaping and landscape design, seasonal holiday stores including their enchanting Christmas Stores, and most locations even offer a full service in house florist for flower arrangements for every day as well as those special occasions such as wedding flowers, event flowers, sympathy and funeral flower arrangements, prom flowers, and more!

Our nurseries and garden centers have the areas largest selection of plants, flowers, shrubs, annuals, perennials, and patio furniture. Garden supplies are in abundance, with everything from garden tools and accessories, to garden and potting soil, mulches, bagged garden stone, pots and so much more. We have everything you need for your outdoor gardening needs.

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Clinton Township, MI

Address
44850 Garfield Rd. at Hall Rd.
Clinton Twp., Michigan 48038

Phone Numbers
Phone: (586) 286-6100
Fax: (586) 286-0033

Dearborn Heights, MI

Address
22650 Ford Rd. at Outer Dr.
Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127

Phone Numbers
Nursery: (313) 278-4433
Florist: (313) 565-8133
Fax: (313) 278-0459

Eastpointe, MI

Address
22501 Kelly Rd. at Nine Mile Rd.
Eastpointe, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (586) 771-4200
Fax: (586) 771-4894

Plymouth/Ann Arbor, MI

Address
9900 Ann Arbor Road W.
Plymouth, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (734) 453-5500

Royal Oak, MI

Address
4901 Coolidge Hwy,
Royal Oak, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (248) 280-9500
Fax: (248) 280-2688

West Bloomfield, MI

Address
6370 Orchard Lake Rd. at Maple
West Bloomfield Township, Michigan

Phone Numbers
Phone: (248) 851-7506
Fax: (248) 539-4738

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