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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 working day delivery.  Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.

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Old Man of the Andes + Cement Planter

$45.00

ONE AVAILABLE

BOTANICAL NAME_ Oreocereus neocelsianus

AKA_also known as ‘Old Man of the Andes’

FEATURES_ A hardy cactus with an upright habit, long spines and hair the covers this cactus with longer wisps at the top. Dark green with golden brown spines and white hair. Slow growing and will flower when very mature.

PLANT PERSONALITY_  The name says it all ‘Old man’. Plant gift for dad and his greying locks whether it be for his birthday or Father’s Day. Or any friend who is old before his/her time. Milestone birthdays.

Snake Plant (Sansevieria) ‘Golden Hahnii’

$39.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’

AKA_ Mother in Law’s Tongue, MIL, Snake Plant

FEATURES_ Short, compact, variegated form of Snake Plant. The perfect office desktop gift or plant for the coffee table, tablescapes and small spaces.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Black Thumbs: Wannabe gardeners who kill everything. Great for beginners and inexperienced indoor gardeners.

Chain of Hearts + Ceramic Planter

$49.00

5 AVAILABLE

BOTANICAL NAME_ Ceropegia woodii

AKA_ Chain of Hearts

FEATURES_ Heart shaped leaves appear along the entire length of its tendrils.  Cute, vase like flowers can bloom from every leaf in summer.  It doesn’t get more feminine than that.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Big hearted, fragile and full of love. For the romantics, think a character out of any Jane Austen novel.

Aloe Vera + Ceramic Planter

$49.00

3 AVAILABLE

BOTANICAL NAME_ Aloe barbadensis

AKA_ Aloe Vera, Immortality Plant, Miracle Plant, Covid 19 Plant

FEATURES_ Aloe vera is an evergreen succulent that forms a tight cluster of leaves fanning up from the base. The leaves are green to grey-green, and can feature small white spots and short stripes on the upper and lower surfaces. Each leaf is thick and fleshy and has a run of short  thorns (not sharp) along each side. Aloe vera is also often grown for the medicinal properties of its leaves. The gel contained in the aloe vera leaves has soothing properties and is used to treat sunburn, and other skin conditions, as well as constipation and asthma.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Goddess in sanskrit. Holistic, naturopathic and detoxifying.  The ‘plant of immortality’ according to Egyptians, it has been used it to treat infections and diseases for centuries. Cleopatra credited Aloe Vera as the source of her beauty.  The perfect get well soon gift for someone overcoming illness and poor health.

Ruby Necklace + Ceramic Planter

$49.00

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.

Blue Cactus + Cement Planter

$45.00

ONE AVAILABLE

BOTANICAL NAME_ Azureocereus hertlingianus

AKA_also known as Azure Torch, Blue Cactus

FEATURES_ A spectacular turquoise blue coloured columnar cactus that can grow to 2m tall in the ground, albeit a slow grower.  Plants will remain much smaller contained in a pot. Golden brown spines are the perfect colour contrast to the turquoise blue. Can branch at the base and maintains its bluish colour with age. Very impressive specimen in the garden or confined to a container.

PLANT PERSONALITY_  Minimalist and imposing, bold and individualistic.

Peperomia ‘Raindrop’ + Ceramic Planter

$69.00

2 AVAILABLE

BOTANICAL NAME_ Peperomia polybotrya (native to Central America + South America)

AKA_ Coin Leaf Peperomia, ‘Raindrop’ Peperomia

FEATURES_ Peperomia polybotrya, also known as the Raindrop Peperomia, due to the shape of its leaves which are large and waxy and actually store water.  The glossy leaves are a feature of this plant.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ This tropical, jungle cactus is lush and lovely and has a very sunny disposition.

PLANT PAIRING_ We have paired this glossy leafed succulent with a contrasting concrete tapered planter to emphasise the large glossy leaves and their shape.

Chain of Hearts + Tapered Cement Planter

$59.00

5 AVAILABLE

BOTANICAL NAME_ Ceropegia woodii

AKA_ Chain of Hearts

FEATURES_ Heart shaped leaves appear along the entire length of its tendrils.  Cute, vase like flowers can bloom from every leaf in summer.  It doesn’t get more feminine than that.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Big hearted, fragile and full of love. For the romantics, think a character out of any Jane Austen novel.

Autumn Selection

Mixed Succulents + Ceramic Planter

$49.00

Our mixed succulent arrangements are the perfect plant gift. They present as a stylish, living succulent bouquet with gifting in mind. We consider the season, colours, plants with similar requirements, texture, habit and form in the creation of our mixed succulent planters. Typically a feature ‘thriller’ plant is surrounded by dense, ‘filler’ succulents and finished with soft ‘spiller’ plants trailing over the edge. Each arrangement is unique relative to the pot it is paired with. We might pair a soft feminine arrangement with the speckled, pastel coloured planters and a stronger, sculptural arrangement for the matte, black and green planters subject to plant and pot availability at any given time. Our ceramic planters are 10cm w x 9cm h and we use a quality cacti mix that is top dressed with small river pebbles. You will receive an arrangement similar to images shown.

The perfect, living plant gift or start your own succulent collection with these hardy succulents.

Autumn Cactus (Zygocactus) + Tapered Cement Planter

$59.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Zygocactus, Schlumbergera truncata

AKA_ Autumn Cactus

FEATURES_ Flowers from mid April to start of June.  Beautiful hanging plant.  Lovely shape and budding form of flowers.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Flowery, colourful personalities, think Carmen Miranda. The Autumn bloomer is great for Mother’s Day and birthdays in the cooler months due to flowering during these times.

Paddle Plant + Ceramic Planter

$39.00

LIMITED STOCK

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
Roscoe W. (Adelaide, SA)

May 2020 | CONGRATULATIONS | HOUSE WARMING GIFT | Hey Allison! Thanks so much! That’s great news. And the plant is a beauty. Really appreciate the personal service 🙂

Michael Turner (Newcastle, NSW)

May 2020 | HOUSEWARMING GIFT | Fantastic product and communication from team Pulp Kaktus. Delivery made morning after late afternoon order. I’ll order again and recommend to anyone who is after a 5-star experience in Melbourne. Thanks so much for the great service and product. Nina loves it! Will happily refer you to any Melbourne…

Emma George (Warranwood, Vic)

April 2020 | ISOLATION SUCCS | Thinking of You. ‘Great thank you so much !! Excellent service , much appreciated ! Love !!’ read more

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