Author: Kathryn Herschell

Glasshouse Plant Profile: Strongylodon macrobotrys (Jade Vine)

Strongylodon macrobotrys (Jade Vine) ¬†Family: Leguminosae ¬†Description The Jade Vine is named for its spectacular hanging trusses of blooms, up to 3m in length, that are made up…

Glasshouse Plant Profile: Theobroma cacao L.

Description Cocoa is an evergreen tropical tree, usually 5 to 8m tall. The flowers are small, yellowish white to pale pink and grow directly from the trunk. In…

Glasshouse Plant Profile: Tahina spectabilis

Description: This rare palm can reach a height of over 18m in its natural habitat, and has large fan-shaped leaves. It has an unusual lifecycle, flowering only once…