Indoor Plants Improve Air Quality
Research indicates that indoor plants improve the air quality of rooms. Plants remove carbon dioxide from the air and release oxygen through the process of photosynthesis. Studies found that one potted plant per 100 square feet of floor space can help clean the air indoors. The addition of more plants would increase the rate of pollutant removal.
The pothos plant is a great way to get started with office plants. The pothos is a great way to add some green in an office. The pothos is one of the easiest plants to grow in many environments. This plant can tolerate lower to medium light and bright indirect light. The leaves will become greener where there is less light. They do not do well in direct sunlight. They can grow in dry soil or even in a vase of water. They will grow well in nutrient rich soil and in nutrient poor soil. The pothos only needs to be watered once every seven to ten days. It has a trailing vine and should be pruned regularly. Pruning helps to keep the pothos fuller. In containers, the pothos vine can grow up to ten feet. One of the most important features of the pothos is that it will purify the indoor air of an office or home.
The anthurium plant is a great way to get started with office plants. The anthurium is a great way to add some green and flowers in an office. The anthurium is an easy plant to grow in many environments. Depending on the species, anthurium plants can be grown as office plants, houseplants or outdoors in mild climates avoiding direct sun. Indoors, this plant needs indirect light and avoid full sun, needing less light than other indoor plants. Soil should not dry out, but should not be over-watered causing root damage and yellowing leaves. They do best in nutrient rich moist well-drained soils. The anthurium should be repotted every couple years for nutrients and minerals. In containers, the anthurium plant can grow 12-20 inches.
The dieffenbachia tropic snow plant is a great way to get started with office plants. It is a beautiful large robust plant. The decorative tropic snow is a great way to add some green in an office. The tropic snow is one of the easiest plants to grow in many environments and can grow for years indoors. This plant enjoys bright indirect light or diffused sunlight, but not full sun. This attractive indoor plant also has a tolerance to shade and prefers medium sunlight. It does well with humidity so misting is a good idea. It should be in temperatures above 60 degrees so the leaves will not turn yellow. The soil should be moist with a well-drained potting mix. The soil should almost dry out before watering again, usually twice a week. This will prevent roots from rotting. The leaves will turn yellow if there is too much water or nutrient deficient. Water enough so that the leaves do not turn brown for not having enough water.
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