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Frequently Asked Questions!

Buying plants to liven up your space is an investment, and we want to make sure you select the right plant for your space, know about basic care and be absolutely thrilled with your purchase. Find some frequently asked questions and answers below.

Choosing A Plant

How do I start choosing which plant to buy?

We recommend to read our helpful guides to help you to choose the right plant for your home or office:

What is the difference between bright, medium and low light plants?

Bright light plants will do well in direct or strong sunlight for the
most part of a day usually succulent cactus and strong trees come in this

Medium light plants should stay out of the direct sunlight. They should
be placed in a bright room and will enjoy partial or filtered sunlight mostly
bromeliad and hardy orchids some ficus and few indoor plants come in this

Low light plants prefer to stay in the shade or to be displayed under
fluorescent light usually indoor plants , soft ferns falls in this category.

Which indoor plants are the easiest to care for?

Pothos, Aglaonema, Sansevieria, Ficus, Spider plant, Calatheas, Rubber
plants, ZZ plants, Bird’s Nest fern, Cacti, Succulents. 

Which plants are hardy and can take some level of neglect?

Fiddle leaf ficus, Sansevieria, ZZ, Aglaonema, Rubber plant, Spider
plant, Syngonium, Pothos, Jade plants, Palms, Succulents and Cacti can deal
well with some degree of neglect.

We only have the fluorescent light in our office. Which plants should we choose?

Fiddle leaf ficus, Rubber plant, Syngonium, Sansevieria, Song of India,
ZZ plant, Aglaonema. These plants will survive in very well lit with the
fluorescent light space. The light must be on for at least 5-6 hours a

Our office building turns ac/heat and lights off during after hours, weekends and holidays. Which plants can survive in this environment?

Sansevieria, Pothos, ZZ, Aglaonema and syngonium can deal better than
other plants with some environment challenges.

We strongly recommend moving plants that are displayed in a room with
artificial light only close to a window when office is closed for weekends and

Avoid placing plants under direct sun, especially during hot summer
days, to avoid leaf burning.

I don't have much light in my home. which plants should i try?

Bromeliad, Peace Lily, Rubber plant, Orchid,  Aglaonema, Song of India and  Sansevieria plants.

Note: if you can’t read a book as it is too dark in
certain areas then it is too dark for any plant as well.

I have a lot of sun in my space. Which plants should i choose?

All species of Palm, Creeper flowering plant like Allamanda, bleeding
heart, Plumeria, Garlic vines, Bird of Paradise, Jade plant, gardenia and
Hibiscus do well.

Note: make sure to rotate your plants to assure
equal light exposure to all sides and avoid leaf burning.

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Do I really need the soil moisture meter?

No you can just check plant health by leaves color.

Do you offer any care tips for plants?

With a plant of your choice, you can see specific plant care tips and
trick on website product page.

You can always reach out to our customer service at whatsapp if you have
any questions or concerns.

NOTE: Care tips are just the guidelines, and every
plant will behave differently depending on air flow, light, humidity, and
temperatures in a space so please go through detailed care guide on product

Should I mist my plants? Which plants like to have leaves misted?

Plants like Bird of Paradise, Philodendron, Fern, pothos, orchids, will
enjoy if you mist their leaves often.

Plants like Snake, ZZ, and Jade prefer not to be misted.

AC will remove moisture from the air as well but not as much. Mist your
humidity loving plants at least few times a week during the warm season.

What fertilizer do you recommend for indoor plants?

Most plants need to be fertilized during Spring time - March, April and

The fertilizer we use is slow release fertilizer which work for a year
so you do not need to add any fertilizer for next one year. After that you can
use generic NPK fertilizer with mix ratio as 10:10:10 or if you don’t want to
add chemical you can use cow dung manure for your plants. Keep adding manure
every 3 month.


How can I tell if a plant is struggling?

  • Here are some general signs of a problem:
  • yellowing or dropping leaves;
  • leaf spots appear brown with a yellow halo;
  • brown or yellow spots or brown edges on leaves;
  • leaves are curling in;
  • droopiness or wilting;
  • white spots or web are showing on a plant;
  • loss of leaf color;
  • weak growth.

Where those bugs come from?

Cut Flowers: Cut flowers, whether from
the store or the garden, are another possible carrier of houseplant bugs like
aphids, spider mites, and mealybugs.

Fruits and Vegetables: Whether from the grocery
store or the backyard garden, fresh produce can carry all types of
houseplant bugs.

Other Bugs: It sounds crazy, but bugs
like ants are known to bring sap-sucking pests like aphids, scale, and
mealybugs to a houseplant.

Other Plants: Mealybugs can come from
any other plants that are nearby or plants that are anywhere in a building as
they are can get around via air vents.

Doors, Air vents, and Windows: Houseplant
insect pests, like soil gnats and spider mites, can easily come even through
the screens of open windows/doors (especially during warm seasons) or from
anywhere in the building through an air vent. 

Soil: If a plant had gnat's eggs in the soil (which
are invisible to the human eye) you will notice an issue very early, within
first few days, as these guys spread super fast.  

What are the little dark flies swarming over the pots of my plants?

They are probably fungus gnats. They are not very harmful to plants but
very annoying to us:)

These guys can come from anywhere - air vents, drain pipes, etc. They
find nice warm and moist environment to lay their eggs in. Frequent or
excessive watering encourages their development. You can usually get rid of
them by reducing the frequency of watering and allowing the soil to dry more
between watering.

Why are leaves turning yellow?

 This can be happening for a few reasons.

Plant is under stress due to environmental changes or while coping
with an acclimation period to its new home.

Some older leaves might turn yellow and shed. Usually, it happens
to the lower leaves.

Over- watering. It is important to provide enough time for the soil
to dry to some degree, and always test the soil before adding water.

Under-watering. If you have not watered your plant for a while and
soil feels too dry, give your plant a good drink and make sure to test the
soil at least once every 2 weeks.

Nutrient deficiency.

Why are leaves rotting?

Rotting leaves are a definite sign of over-watering and can also be the
sign of root rot.

Use a pencil or stick to fluff up the soil to allow oxygen get through
and to help soil to dry out faster.

Give your plant a “dessert treatment”, as we call longer than usual
breaks between watering, to allow soil to dry. Lower watering frequency for the
future or/and use less amount of water for each watering. Always check soil
before watering plants.


Can I replace a plant I bought from budsnblush?

If your plant dies within first 3 days, we will replace it free of

After 3 days period, we don't offer any replacement discounts. You need
to take photo of plant in which condition it appeared without photo we can not
replace read our replacement and refund policy carefully.

Do you offer any guarantee?

Plants are living and perishable, and just like any living things
require proper environment and care.

Our job is to choose the healthiest and best-looking plant(s) for you.
Once a plant is delivered to you it is beyond our control, and we can not be
responsible for a plant behavior.

There is no 100% guarantee that your plant will survive and thrive in
your space. That is why we recommend to contact us at whatsapp as soon as you
see any signs of distress so we can help with any issue at an early stage.

What if my plants/planters arrived damaged?

If your plant(s) or planter(s) arrive damaged, we will replace it free
of charge. Notify us within 24 hours via email admin@budsnblush.com or reach out at WhatsApp.

What is your cancelation/refund policy?

  • If order is canceled by a customer prior a delivery
    date, a customer will get a full refund.
  • If order is canceled on a day of delivery, a customer will get
    a full refund minus 20% re-stocking fee.

All other order cancellations are non-refundable.

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