The Philadelphia Houseplant Guide

During the last few months of social distancing, I have been getting to know my plant-friends a little too well. Notorious F.I.G, the fiddle leaf fig, has a leaf that I watched steadily turn from green to banana-yellow in the last week (much like my social life). Pot-roast the pothos has a 47 degree tilt on the right which will result in him catapulting off my plant wall in the next two weeks.

While they are no substitute for human contact, caring for a plant does relieve stress and promote a positive well-being. Finding Insta-worthy large leafy plants is not always easy…