Welcome!

to the online plant gift store for Pulp Kaktus. From our boutique nursery in the inner west, Melbourne suburb of Williamstown, we source, plant, sustainably grow (no pesticides) and collect hardy succulents, cacti and architectural plants to pair with a curated selection of pots and plant accessories. Perfect for gift giving, plant styling indoors and outdoors, whether it be at home, in your office, retail or work space. We plant directly into the pot using our own blend of quality potting mix and all pots come with drainage hole/s.  Our plant gifts are hand delivered to Melbourne’s inner metro suburbs or local pick up in Williamstown. Order before 2PM for next day delivery.  

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Jade Plant (Tricolour) + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Crassula ovata ‘Variegata’,

AKA_Variegated Money Plant, Variegated Dollar Plant, Variegated Jade Plant, Tricolour Jade

FEATURES_ Feature variegation, lime green, creamy white to pale yellow and flushed with pink in bright sun. The leaves signify growth and renewal and look like jade coins which are symbolic of wealth and prosperity. Can be trained into succulent bonsai and a feature is the stem which develops a shiny patina over time.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_ Crassula ovata (Jade Plant) is considered a good luck charm in China. Traditionally placed at the entrance of a home or business to encourage growth and renewal and future prosperity for the owners. In Feng Shui, place this plant east for health, harmony and scholarly pursuits, south east for wealth and luck, and west for creativity.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The perfect gift for new ventures, as a wedding gift, new beginnings, starting out and for long lived relationships and friendships. The adage goes, ‘A jade at the door, poor no more.’

*Note: The plant shown is an indication of what you will receive. It will be a similar plant to the one shown here however time of year can change colour slightly.

Coral Cactus + Cement Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Rhipsalis cereuscula (native to Brazil)

AKA_ Coral Cactus, Rice Cactus, Mistletoe Cactus

FEATURES_ It gets its name from the rice or coral shaped joints that make up the stem. It starts off as an upright bushy plant that, as it grows, drops and hangs over the edge in clusters of rice shaped joints.  An impressive hanging plant for a bright position indoors or filtered light position outdoors.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ This plant is a bit of weirdo. It starts upright with erect shoots which become pendant like but then sends out further upright clusters, like a bunch of flowers. Called a coral cactus, but not coral, nor strictly a cactus. It’s a bit of a messed up plant. Perfect for the boho jungalow, carefree and a little bit wild.

Euphorbia ‘Zipper Plant’ + Cement Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Euphorbia anoplia (native to South Africa)

AKA_ Tanzanian Zipper, named for the striping pattern along the margins of its angled stems.

FEATURES_ A very attractive, clumping and spineless cactus. Very attractive deep green with pattern margins.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Bark with no bite. Cactus with no spikes. A bit of a gruff exterior but soft and lovable on the inside.

String of Bananas + Cement Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Senecio radicans (native to South Africa)

AKA_ String of Beans, String of Bananas, String of Fish Hooks, Necklace Plant

FEATURES_ A very attractive, trailing plant with plump bean/banana shaped leaves at intervals along the stem.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ String of Bananas for the climbing monkeys. The fruit of energy, bananas symbolise money and savings as well as fertility.  A quirky, dramatic plant for the gregarious to hang in a bright spot indoors and outdoors. Perfect for plant shelves, mantles or ceiling hooks and rails, hang high to showcase the dramatic long tresses. Great under porches with heaps of light and airflow.

*Note: The plant shown is an indication of what you will receive. It will be a similar plant to the one shown here however the length of trailing stems will vary.

 

February ~ late summer

Melbourne’s relatively mild summer is drawing to a close with a lot of rain and humidity in the air.  We have been spared a hot summer which has been somewhat of a relief as fires burned inland.  We now move into Autumn with lots to think about going forward and in preparation for future summers.

String of Pearls + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Senecio rowleyanus (native to South Africa)

AKA_ String of Pearls, String of Beads, String of Peas, String of Beads

FEATURES_ A very attractive, trailing plant with plump spheres at intervals along the stem. Perfect plant to hook and hang, place on a shelf or suspend outdoors in a macrame pot hanger.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Part of the Daisy family so as pretty as can be when it produces little brush like, white flowers in summer. If you can’t afford a pearl necklace for your 30th Wedding Anniversary this is a beautiful living alternative. Perfect specimen for indoors and outdoors. Delicate and feminine, sitting on a shelf or swinging in a gentle breeze outdoors.

*Note: The plant shown is an indication of what you will receive. It will be a similar plant to the one shown here however the length of trailing stems will vary.

DETAILS_
Potted in an 9cm h x 10cm w glazed ceramic pot using a quality potting cacti + succulent-perlite-sand mix.

Ruby Necklace + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Othonna capensis

AKA_ Ruby Necklace, Little Pickles

FEATURES_

Othonna capensis has very succulent green leaves that move to purple the more light it receives.   The bean like foliage grows in a spiral pattern around long, slim pink, purple to red stems. The perfect specimen for a hanging planter. Produces very small, dainty, yellow daisy-like flowers on slim stems. Fragrant flowers are attractive to a wide variety of pollinators including butterflies, bees and other insects. Blooms from late spring to early in the autumn.

PLANT PERSONALITY_  Given its name, Ruby would be the perfect name fit.  Fast growing and tough, feminine, spirited with bold colouring in bright light.  ‘Ah now said I love a girl and-a Ruby is her name …’  It’s other name is Little Pickles – a gift for a friend, family member or colleague who may have gone through a bit of trial recently and is on the mend or getting sorted.

 

Paddle Plant + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Kalanchoe luciae (native to South Africa)

AKA_ Paddle Plant, Flapjack, Red Pancakes, Desert Cabbage

FEATURES_ Beautiful, smooth flat, pancake shaped leaves that blush a beautiful red with the right amount of sunlight in summer or cold in winter. Happiest as an outdoor plant with lots of sun so would need to be kept in a very bright warm spot indoors .

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Kalanchoe from the Chinese words ‘Kalan Chau’ meaning ‘that which falls and grows’. An enduring plant that symbolises both persistence and love.

DETAILS_
Potted in an 9cm h x 10cm w glazed ceramic pot using a quality potting cacti + succulent-perlite-sand mix.

*Note: The plant shown is an indication of what you will receive. It will be a similar plant to the one shown here however colour and size may vary depending on age, growth and season.

Jelly Bean Plant + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

Aged and leggy Sedum rubrotinctum (Jellybean Plant). You will receive a plant similar to one shown here. Colour may vary depending on time of year purchased. Matte Black, Glazed ceramic pot 10cm w x 9cm h. Quality cacti-succulent mix + river pebble finish. Have very limited quantity in stock. The perfect sculptural plant for an outdoor tablescape, shelf or macrame hanger.

Client Reviews
Krystina Guarino (QLD)

February 2020. Valentine’s Day. Facebook Review: The plants are super pretty, Allison replies so quickly to any emails you send her and reallllly helps you to give the best gift. Amazing service and great person! Recommend 100% Email: I forgot to tell you, but my girlfriend LOVEDDDD IT! Thank you again so much for everything… read more

Sandra Higgins (WA)

February 2020. ‘Fabulous service and a lovely lovely product – thank you very much.’   read more

Caitlin MJ (Bondi, NSW)

January 2020. ‘What a wonderful small business. I was very happy with the beautifully presented gift I purchased for a friend. Allison was great to deal with, responding promptly to confirm the order and she even sent a photo of the plant before it was delivered. I would highly recommended Pulp Kaktus.’ read more

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