08 Best Plants for The Office Decoration.

08 Best Plants for The Office Decoration.

08 Best Plants are good for Health in the Office Decoration.


As houseplants are making a comeback into the homes of millennials and beyond, they have also crept their way into the workplace. Not only are they a welcome distraction from grey, fluorescent-lit office spaces, but numerous studies have shown their ability to decrease stress and increase productivity.


Plants in the workplace have been deemed restorative, accelerating your brain’s ability to recover from fatigue and stress. Despite your reasons for bringing leafy friends into your concrete jungle, plants have certainly proven their rightful place on our desks (and our hearts).


Many of the plants below are known for air purification. Dracaena Marginata and Sanseviria are even listed in NASA’s Clean Air Study, which outlines plants that can eliminate a number of dangerous air born chemicals, including benzene (found in detergents, paints and gasoline), trichloroethylene (used in paints and adhesives) and formaldehyde (found in wall paneling and kitchen cabinets); toxic gases of Xylene, Formaldehyde, Ammonia are discharged from special machines such as printers and photocopiers (these toxic substances cause the greenhouse effect and cause very high lung cancer)...


Not only do plants add a touch of life and comfort to your office space, but they also can improve air quality. For clearly understanding, the experts suggested some best plants being good for health as belows:



Philodendron Cordatum - ‘Sweetheart Vine’


Description: This elegant vining plant is a versatile workhorse. Not only does this philodendron species come in several color variations from standard green to neon to my favorite variegated form, Brazil, but it is also one of the easiest plants to care for. It tolerates high to low light levels and can withstand a missed watering or two!.


Care: Allow to dry down completely in low to medium light between watering, but not to point of wilting..


Sun: This plant does best if placed in indirect light. Keep out of direct sun, bright diffused light is preferable.


Philodendron Monstera - ‘Monstera’


Description: This giant is the social media superstar of the plant world. It can get quite large, so keep that in mind when deciding on placement. It’s the quintessential specimen if you are looking to add large scale greenery to your workplace. The preeminent use of Philodendron Monstera is to filter ozone in small spaces. The leaves have a special scent to help purify the air, providing a pleasant, relaxing feeling.


Care: The plant needs warm interior temperatures of at least 65 degrees Fahrenheit (18 C) or warmer. Plant in a peaty, well-draining soil in a pot with drainage holes. Water when the top quarter-to-third of the soil feels dry to the touch.


Sun: Too much harsh sunlight can result in scorching, but if it doesn’t get enough the plant may not develop as many perforations in its leaves.



Tillandsia - ‘Air Plant’


Description: For those with an already-cluttered desk: these plants don’t require soil and come in tiny sizes, meaning there’s always room for one more.


Care: Dunk in a mug full of water once per week to keep them happy and thriving.


Sun: Air plants prefer bright, indirect light (or fluorescents!). Periods of direct sunlight are ok, but more than a few hours of sun will dry them out.


Sansivieria - ‘Snake Plant’


Description: Also known as the "Mother-In-Law Tongue", this plant is hands-down the easiest indoor plant to care for, thriving in even the most difficult interior settings. Most varieties have the added bonus of upright vertical growth, which lends itself well to modern or minimal design themes. This plant that can absorb 107 different toxins, the air filter is quite good. Delete the syndrome of high-rise buildings - office. Help people become comfortable and relaxed, their performance is also increased.


Care: This plant can go weeks between waterings with no long-term ill effects - perfect for frequent travelers!


Sun: The snake plant can tolerate almost any level of light - great for offices or desks without a window.



Zanzibar Gem - ‘ZZ Plant’


Description: ZZ is also called the money, which is a tree with the same meaning as its name. With tough body, lush green leaves, ZZ symbolizes health and wealth. Displaying a pot of ZZ on the desk will help to attract fortune and luck at work.


Care: ZZ plants will do better if you leave them alone! ZZ’s have bulb-like roots, meaning they only need water once a month or when the soil has dried out.


Sun: ZZ plants do best in bright to moderate, indirect light but also thrive low light. While ZZ plants can take direct light, you could see some scalding on the leaves.


Phlebodium Aureum - ‘Blue Star Fern’


Description: Besides the benefits in application to decorate and soothe the eyes; Phlebodium Aureum have the ability to absorb arsenic and toxic substances harmful to human health such as toluene, xylene, and aldehyde formic; providing a fresh and relaxed atmosphere. Phlebodium Aureum also reduces radiation from computers and printers, which is great for office workers. Phlebodium Aureum is not picky, can live in all types of soil, easy to take care of, put trees in a cool place, and avoid sunlight.

Care: The blue start fern does well in the lower light conditions found in most interiors. It enjoys moist soil, so it’s hard to overwater this one!

Sum: This plant tolerates low light. Place it in indirect light toward the center of the room.



Osorum Diversifolium - ‘Kangaroo Paw Fern’


Description: A native to Australia, this forgiving fern provides an abundance of shiny emerald green fronds year-round. As a compact variety only reaching about one foot in height, it is perfect for a desk or smaller areas that receive any level of light. Its sprawling rhizomes often trail out of its container, adding extra interest to its appearance.

Care: Water when the top half of the soil has dried.

Sun: This plant prefers medium to bright indirect light.


Dracaena Marginata - ‘Colorama‘


Mô tả: When looking to add a splash of color to your greenery, dracaena marginata is a perfect choice. This newer variety ‘Colorama’ is stunning with its bright magenta, green and cream variegation. Incredibly easy to maintain, this plant can grow to fit spaces of virtually any size, from a 4-inch container to a 6-foot tree.

Care: Water when the top 2-3 inches of the soil is dry.

Sun: When used in interiors, keep it in the brightest areas to help maintain its saturated colors.



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