quick plant care guide

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  • Botanical Name: Homalomena ‘Emerald Gem’
  • Common Names: Emerald Gem Plant, Queen of Hearts, Shield Plant

Homalomena Emerald Gem: Nature’s Verdant Jewel

Homalomena Emerald Gem, a botanical treasure, graces gardens with its lush and radiant presence. Its emerald-green leaves, marked with intricate patterns, resemble a gemstone in nature’s crown. Thriving in shaded corners and well-draining soil, this homalomena variety becomes a living jewel in both indoor and outdoor spaces. With its rich foliage and adaptability, Homalomena Emerald Gem stands as a testament to nature’s ability to fuse elegance and resilience. Each leaf becomes a radiant gem, accentuating the verdant beauty that nature effortlessly bestows upon gardens, turning them into living showcases of botanical opulence.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Homalomena Emerald Gem

Homalomena Emerald Gem, prized for its lush green foliage and compact growth habit, is a captivating houseplant that can bring a touch of elegance to your indoor space. To ensure its optimal growth and showcase its unique features, follow this comprehensive care guide.

Light:

  • Moderate to Low Light: Position your Homalomena Emerald Gem in moderate to low, indirect sunlight. It thrives in lower light conditions, making it suitable for spaces with filtered light. Avoid direct sunlight to prevent leaf scorch.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Maintain a temperature range between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C). Homalomena Emerald Gem prefers warm, stable temperatures and should be shielded from drafts.

Humidity:

  • Moderate to High Humidity: Homalomena Emerald Gem appreciates moderate to high humidity. Increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, placing a tray of water nearby, or using a humidifier.

Watering:

  • Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil feels slightly dry. Ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering and root rot.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Homalomena Emerald Gem in a well-draining potting mix. A mix formulated for tropical plants with good aeration is suitable.

Container:

  • Use a Pot with Drainage: Choose a pot with drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. This prevents waterlogging and supports a healthy root system.

Fertilizing:

  • Regular Feeding: Feed your Homalomena Emerald Gem with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength.

Pruning:

  • Maintenance Pruning: Trim back leggy or excessively long stems to encourage bushier growth. Remove any yellow or damaged leaves to maintain the plant’s appearance.

Propagation:

  • Rhizome Division: Propagate Homalomena Emerald Gem through rhizome division. During repotting, separate healthy rhizomes with roots and plant them in a new container.

Caution:

  • Toxicity: Homalomena Emerald Gem is toxic if ingested. Keep it out of reach of pets and small children.

Pest Management:

  • Monitor for Pests: Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids or spider mites. If pests are present, treat them with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

By following these care instructions, you can cultivate a thriving and visually captivating Homalomena Emerald Gem, enhancing the beauty of your indoor space. Its lush green foliage and moderate care requirements make it an excellent choice for plant enthusiasts.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Homalomena Emerald Gem

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Homalomena ‘Emerald Gem’
  • Common Names: Emerald Gem Plant, Queen of Hearts, Shield Plant

Homalomena Emerald Gem: Nature’s Verdant Jewel

Homalomena Emerald Gem, a botanical treasure, graces gardens with its lush and radiant presence. Its emerald-green leaves, marked with intricate patterns, resemble a gemstone in nature’s crown. Thriving in shaded corners and well-draining soil, this homalomena variety becomes a living jewel in both indoor and outdoor spaces. With its rich foliage and adaptability, Homalomena Emerald Gem stands as a testament to nature’s ability to fuse elegance and resilience. Each leaf becomes a radiant gem, accentuating the verdant beauty that nature effortlessly bestows upon gardens, turning them into living showcases of botanical opulence.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Homalomena Emerald Gem

Homalomena Emerald Gem, prized for its lush green foliage and compact growth habit, is a captivating houseplant that can bring a touch of elegance to your indoor space. To ensure its optimal growth and showcase its unique features, follow this comprehensive care guide.

Light:

  • Moderate to Low Light: Position your Homalomena Emerald Gem in moderate to low, indirect sunlight. It thrives in lower light conditions, making it suitable for spaces with filtered light. Avoid direct sunlight to prevent leaf scorch.

Temperature:

  • Warm Temperatures: Maintain a temperature range between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C). Homalomena Emerald Gem prefers warm, stable temperatures and should be shielded from drafts.

Humidity:

  • Moderate to High Humidity: Homalomena Emerald Gem appreciates moderate to high humidity. Increase humidity by misting the plant regularly, placing a tray of water nearby, or using a humidifier.

Watering:

  • Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch (2.5 cm) of the soil feels slightly dry. Ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering and root rot.

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant your Homalomena Emerald Gem in a well-draining potting mix. A mix formulated for tropical plants with good aeration is suitable.

Container:

  • Use a Pot with Drainage: Choose a pot with drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. This prevents waterlogging and supports a healthy root system.

Fertilizing:

  • Regular Feeding: Feed your Homalomena Emerald Gem with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength.

Pruning:

  • Maintenance Pruning: Trim back leggy or excessively long stems to encourage bushier growth. Remove any yellow or damaged leaves to maintain the plant’s appearance.

Propagation:

  • Rhizome Division: Propagate Homalomena Emerald Gem through rhizome division. During repotting, separate healthy rhizomes with roots and plant them in a new container.

Caution:

  • Toxicity: Homalomena Emerald Gem is toxic if ingested. Keep it out of reach of pets and small children.

Pest Management:

  • Monitor for Pests: Keep an eye out for common pests like aphids or spider mites. If pests are present, treat them with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

By following these care instructions, you can cultivate a thriving and visually captivating Homalomena Emerald Gem, enhancing the beauty of your indoor space. Its lush green foliage and moderate care requirements make it an excellent choice for plant enthusiasts.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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