Plant Growth Requirements explains the particular needs of tropical plants for light, water, nutrients, and growing media. Also covered are tips on selecting containers for tropical plants to provide the most hospitable environment and attractive presentation. Demonstrations detail how to trim for maximum growth and lush appearance, how to check for nutrient needs, how to schedule watering and how to use both natural and artificial lighting to enhance plant health and display. Vital information for students and professionals involved with plant care and maintenance. A supplement is included.