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Top 5 Office Plants

Houseplants in an office not only look great but can positively affect mood and performance. 

According to research compiled by the University of Washington Urban Forestry Research Department, “Having living plants inside and out can alleviate mental fatigue and sharpen focus on tasks.  Plants in work environments also benefit workers by producing improved employee morale, decreased absenteeism, and increased worker efficiency.”

HERE ARE OUR TOP 5 PICKS FOR EASY OFFICE PLANTS:

Z Z Plant (Zamioculcas zamifolia)

This is the all time hardiest houseplant anyone could possibly own. It requires watering perhaps once a month and can take any amount of light in the house.

  • 4 Ft x 4 Ft
  • Low – Medium Light
  • Likes to be kept dry
  • Slow Grower

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

Great foliage plants that are a favorite for trailing or climbing with heart shaped leaves.

  •  6 – 10’ Climbing
  • Low – medium light
  • Mist often
  • Pinch to promote bushiness

Aglaonema/Chinese Evergreen

One of the easiest indoor plants to grow and best houseplants for beginners or busy schedules.  This houseplant can tolerate low light levels well and will also reduce indoor air pollutants.

  • Low – Medium light
  • Mist leaves with a gentle spray
  • Reduce watering in winter
  • Keep room 60 degrees or higher in winter

Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)

Easy to grow low light houseplant that is sure to give any area of the home or office a nice green touch.

  • Semi-shade in summer/Bright light in winter/No direct sunlight
  • Keep soil moist – mist often
  • Temp: minimum 55 degrees – no cold drafts
  • Cut flower stems when finished blooming

Snake Plant (Sanseveria)

One of the easiest houseplants available to produce great color and texture to home or office space.

  • Low to bright light
  • Water moderately from spring to autumn, let dry out between waterings
  • May be pruned to soil level after blooming