Feeding follows exactly the same pattern. A plant needsmost when it is growing most and this period is probably in late spring or early summer. During the winter rest period no food at all should be given to house-plants.
A number of house-plants, particularly the climbers and trailers, frequently benefit from a certain amount ofand training. This keeps them under control and suitable for their surroundings. Tradescantias, for example, become brown and straggly if their trails are allowed to grow too long. They should be nipped off while still at their best; the excess portion can always be rooted again, in the same pot if necessary. , cissus and rhoicissus, and some of the philodendrons will all react well to a certain degree of .