Costa Rica

My mother recently went on a trip to Costa Rica and brought back a wealth of pictures. The following are pictures that I thought were beautiful and interesting.
This is a picture of a Cacao tree (Theobroma cacao). The pods have a range of colors, these purple pods aren’t quite ripe yet. The Cacao pods are the source of chocolate.
Bananas are grown all over central and south America, but few are grown for their ornamental value, like this pink banana flower.
This is a picture from the Else Kientzler Botanical Gardens in Sarchi Norte, Costa Rica.
This is a vanilla orchid vining around two host trees. Typically vanilla farmers cultivate it on host trees that give shade and height allowing the vanilla to climb and flourish.
Ornamental plant farms are common in Costa Rica. They grow plants for genetic research for the creation of new ornamentals, and they grow ornamentals for export. This farm uses a type of terracing to allow for maximum land usage and reduced erosion.
Scenic waterfalls like this are abundant in the dense mountain forests.
Due to high humidity and warm conditions epiphites like these grow on nearly every tree.
Bestseller No. 1
Costa Farms Money Tree Pachira, Medium Ships in Premium Ceramic Planter, 16-Inches Tall, Gift
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  • The Money Tree is an easy-care houseplant that is said to bring prosperity and good luck to its owners
  • Add life to a brightly lit room at home, a lightly shaded porch, or share the green with the office
  • The Money Tree grows best near a sunny window, not in direct sunlight and thrive with a weekly watering
  • Height at shipping is approximately 16-Inches tall, measured from the bottom of the pot to the top of the plant
SaleBestseller No. 2
Costa Farms Clean Air 3-Pack O2 For You Live House Plant Collection, White Decor Planter, Green, Yellow
  • The Costa Farms Clean Air Plant Collection includes three plants from a grower’s choice assortment of small foliage plants. See image description of possible varieties that may be included; plants are selected by our expert growers based on seasonal availability.
  • The O2 for You Clean air Plant collection are the most efficient plants around to filter indoor pollutants, allowing us to breathe clean air in our homes and offices, according to NASA studies
  • Care varies from plant to plant, in general place the plants in a bright room and water weekly
  • Height at shipping is ranges from 8-10 Inches tall, measured from the bottom of the pot to the top of the plant
  • Each plant ships in a lightweight, 4-inch decor planter; made from a 100% recyclable #5 material. To help with water drainage, these containers have holes
SaleBestseller No. 3
Costa Farms White Bird of Paradise Strelitzia nicolai, Indoor Plant in Décor Planter, 24-Inches Tall, Fresh from Our Farm
  • A character trait of the white bird of paradise is split-leaves or foliage. As the leaf matures it will begin to split and new growth Should appear. Its large leaves were designed to split, splitting is normal and part of the growing process. A mature White bird of paradise houseplant can grow 6 feet or more.
  • Stunning tropical plant, easy to care for, excellent houseplant. Used in home décor and design. Ships well-rooted in grower pot dropped into lightweight décor planter. Height at shipping is approximately 28-Inches tall, measured from bottom of pot to top of plant.
  • Water regularly; water when soil dries out. Can hold up well to drought. Place in a well-lit room; does best when receiving bright filtered light.
  • Grown by the experts at Costa Farms; ships fast, direct from our farm to your home.
  • For questions about your plant please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

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