You Probably Can’t Kill
plants are wonderful additions to any home or office spacebut making sure they are
watered when needed, getting enough light, and constantly cared for,
can prove to be a challenging task in today’s busy world.
Fortunately, there are some really hardy indoor plants out there that are easy to keep happy, healthy, and green in your workspace.
Choosing the wrong plant for a specific indoor environment is one of
the most common mistakes we come across. You
must choose the plants that will be able to thrive and withstand the challenges your specific indoor environment. You must also consider how much time you can spend caring for your plants before choosing them.
Here are the top five indoor plants that are forgiving and easy to care for.
If a prize were to be given out for the most tolerant plant, the Sansevieria,
commonly known as the Snake Plant or “Mother-In-Law’s Tongue,” would be
one of the frontrunners. These plants may be neglected for weeks at a
time and still manage to look fresh. They can survive low light levels,
droughts, and have very few insect issues.
The glossy and geometric leaves of ZZ Plant, or Zamiocalas Zamifolia,
bring warmth into any room. The selling point of these beautiful indoor
plants is that they actually thrive while being neglected and are
impervious to a large majority of pests that may afflict other plants.
ZZ Plants blend perfectly in both contemporary and traditional homes and
make for stylish additions to any office space.
As one of the most popular indoor plants, the Dracaena, or cane plant is one of
the easiest plants to care for. These hardy plants thrive in indirect
light and maintain their look for years. Their long green leaves will
breathe life into a room even when they are forgotten about for a while. Dracaenas come in a wide variety of sizes and different leaf styles, giving you many choices to match your style.
The Pothos is actually one of the
easiest plants to grow. It is a fast growing vine that can tolerate low light. It is easy to start a new plant by placing a cutting in water. They can tolerate a lot of unintentional abuse,
which makes them an excellent choice for those
with a tendency to forget about their indoor plants.
And lastly, we have the Aspidistra, whose nickname is the ‘cast iron’ plant because it can withstand a lot of abuse including poor lighting and infrequent watering. They are popular as indoor office
plants because they require a small amount of
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