5 Best Plants for Your Office Space

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Brighten up your office space with some indoor plants. The plants will make your office colorful, and they’ll also improve the air quality, boost your employees’ moods and make them more productive. There are so many plants out there, so how do you choose the right one for your office? 

Here are the best plants for your office space.

African Violet

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These are among the best flowers for your office space, particularly great desk plants. They bloom almost all year round. And besides, they come in a variety of colors that add a splash of color to your office. 

The African Violet can last for months, and they don’t require much care. Water them only once or twice a week. Give them some light and space them out to avoid overcrowding.

Oxalis

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Oxalis is a flowering plant that gives off its best color when placed in front of a window. Besides, they are easy to maintain. Various colors are available, but the most common is purple on the butterfly-shaped leaves. Occasionally, it may produce white-purple florets. This plant will give your office space a unique appearance. 

To keep your oxalis healthy, water them regularly and give them some time in the sun. You can also put it outside during spring and summer. They don’t need much fertilizer, so a little goes a long way.

Snake Plant

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Also known as mother-in-law, the snake plant is one of the best office plants. Known for its resilience, it can withstand a wide range of temperatures and conditions. It can go for many weeks without water. 

It improves air quality by absorbing toxins from the air like formaldehyde and benzene from furniture and paint used in offices. The snake plant is ideal for offices that don’t have a lot of natural light. But if you want it to thrive, place it near a window. And when watering it, make sure the soil is dry before watering it.

Succulents

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Succulents are water-retaining plants that come in various shapes, sizes, and colors. The different species of succulents mean that you can find one that is perfect for your office space. Succulents are suitable for offices because they don’t require much care. Besides, the small varieties can be placed on desks while you can set the large ones on the floor.

Keep your succulent in a bright area, but not in direct sunlight. Remember to water the plants once a week, but only if the soil is dry. Even if you forget to water them, they’ll be fine.

ZZ Plant

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The ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) is excellent for the office because it’s tough to kill. If you are worried about watering it, this plant can go without water for about four weeks. This makes the ZZ plant perfect for those who don’t have a green thumb.

ZZ plants are excellent air purifiers. It removes carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, and xylene from the air leaving your clean and free from impurities. The trick to caring for this plant is to avoid over-watering it. If you feel the soil and notice it’s still damp, wait a few days before watering it again.

Conclusion

Consider the African violet, oxalis, snake plant, succulents, or ZZ plant when choosing plants for your office space. Plants like these are easy to maintain, and they’ll improve the air quality in your office, making it a plant place for everyone to work. Subscribe to our blog for more gardening tips.

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