5 Easy to Care for House Plants
- December 31, 2018
Are you looking to spruce up your house or looking for a great gift idea? Have you ever considered a houseplant?
I know what you’re thinking: “I can’t remember nor do I have time to take care of a houseplant.”
Well, you are in luck because here is a list of 5 hardy houseplants that can do just fine without your attention but give you all the enjoyment a houseplant can.
Anthuriums prefer well-lit areas but not direct sunlight. This is the perfect plant for a bathroom as they enjoy hot and humid temperatures. Its bright red
, heart-shaped flowers can last for eight weeks or more, giving a splash of color to your room.
Anthurium is a great winter houseplant for the forgetful type because it only needs to be watered once a week.
Its long slender green leaves and extreme tolerance to neglect makes this one of the best houseplants for those who want all the benefits of a plant without the work.
Snake plant care
Snake plants are so tolerant that they can go weeks without water. This is because it stores water in it’s long, sturdy leaves. Snake plant propagation is quite easy. All you do is dividing the roots and plant it somewhere else. How easy is that?
Living up to its name, the Cast Iron Plant is a tough, slow growing plant that can tolerate the dark corners of your house. It can even survive a range of temperatures and aridity. This is the perfect plant to spruce up a dark or low-lit room.
For a plant that requires a little more attention, as in moderate watering, try the Chinese Evergreen. It can tolerate low to medium light and can live up to 10 years or longer.
What a great gift idea!
Chinese Evergreen Care
The Chinese Evergreen enjoys higher humidity and temperatures in the low 70s. Keep it away from drafts which can damage its foliage.
You’ve most likely seen the Dracaena plant in your grandma’s house and you might have thought it was artificial because of it’s beautiful, glossy leaves.
Caring for Dracaena is pretty easy. They prefer their soil to be moist but not too moist. Soggy soil is a sign you’ve watered it too much and its leaves may droop or turn yellow. It enjoys brightly lit filtered light such as a kitchen sliding door or bay window.
Now that you have options to beautify your interior what about your exterior? Outdoor lawncare is little more work than caring for a houseplant. But don’t let that discourage you from having your dream yard. That’s what we at Green Tech do best. Let our professionals handle your outdoor needs this year.