Using a light therapy lamp or light box can help but adding plants might be the missing nature link needed to improve productivity and satisfaction on the job. These desk plants are easy to care for and will do okay under fluorescent lights and indirect light from office windows.
There are many varieties of Snake Plants but the yellow variegated type Laurentii variety is the strongest in terms of air-purifying powers.
Office plants no light. While these shade plants dont need direct sunlight to survive they do need indirect light which can come from the smallest of windows In fact many of these plants can be harmed by direct sunlight so be sure you place them in a place where they arent too close to a window with direct light. Remember when a plant is labeled low light it doesnt mean that it NEEDS low light. If you love tropical plants get yourself a Bromeliad.
The leaves are large and sometimes heart-shaped and come in a wide variety of light and dark colors. This aquatic plant looks lovely. The only major draw back off this plant is that its fairly toxic for pets.
It simply means that it tolerates it. This easy-care plant with heart-shaped white-splotched leaves makes a lovely addition sitting on a desk shelf or table. And will thrive in a low-light indoor office.
This plant is definitely the best choice for a room like an office space that has very little natural light even no windows as long as fluorescent light is provided. Arriving at the office before the sun rises and leaving at dusk can cause a real sense of deprivation for those who love the outdoors. I have put together a list of some of the best plants to grow on your desk.
I hope youll get one or two and experience the feeling of life they add to your space. Rounding out our list of the best low-light indoor plants is the arrowhead plant also known as the American evergreen. For interesting bathroom plant ideas click here.
Pothos Pothos adapts well to a variety of office conditions from low light levels to brighter ones. All plants need some form of light but the bright fluorescent lights in many office buildings will supplement the indoor office. If you have a modern home or office space spider plants are a perfect choice along with snake plants and ferns.
The number of plants that really make good office plants is very limited encompassing less than 1 of all of the plants known in the world. Direct sun scorches leaves and light shade may encourage larger leaves Theyre said to be hardy down to freezing and a period of cool temperatures may even make them more likely to produce their tiny white flowers on pink stems. The ZZ Plant Pothos Lucky Bamboo Peace Lily and Marimo Moss Balls all topped the list.
They require very little light and grow at an incredibly fast rate. Chinese evergreen plants are easy to grow and are among the many indoor plants that dont need sunlight. Finding office plants that dont need sunlight is a very easy task.
There ARE plants that you should absolutely avoid placing in windowless areas. Older Chinese evergreen produce flowers that look similar to calla lilies and look best on the floor next to furniture and filling in open spaces in the home. These tend to make the best indoor and office plants because even offices with windows tend to have very low light as far as a plant is concerned.
Water it approximately once every two weeks. The Zamioculcas Zamifolia ZZ Plant is perfect for your office it really requires no natural life to grow. Needs absolutely no soil.
This easy-to-care-for plant with heart-shaped white-splotched leaves makes a lovely addition sitting on a desk shelf or table. But if you are to grow plants in spaces with no windows the ones in the blog post are among the best. Voted by Nasa as one of the best air-purifying plants the Snake Plant is also one of the hardiest indoor plants around and can survive with virtually no natural light.
I had one that grew quite largeit was in a corner of my apartment that had no natural light at all just a small lamp it could have received light from. The best situation for these interesting looking plants is bright light but no direct sunlight. Spider plants are low-light plants that enjoy moist soil that is never soggy but well-drained so make sure your keep a watering can handy.
For a smaller option try lucky bamboo pictured above. These plants of course are not the only plants that you can grow on your desk or in your cubicle but they are some good choices. Office plants can increase the humidity around a desk remove toxins from the air and add a touch.
This is a plant to have if you want a tropical setting in your bathroom. These 6 low light plants can survive in an office cubicle with only fluorescent light. You can pot it hang it or even grow it along a trellis or pole.
This smaller plant looks just like bamboo but is actually a member of the lily family. The best indoor plants are those that can thrive in low light. Many people say its a great plant to start with if youre new to caring for houseplants.
This plant has long stems and large leaves to help add some bright greenery to any office environment. Philodendrons Philodendrons most of which are climbers are great for adding height to small areasSet them on filing cabinets or in hanging baskets. This species adapts well to a variety of office conditions from low light levels to brighter ones.
It does well in a humid environment with artificial light but like every plant on this list youll need to replace it with another plant once you start to see symptoms like pale leaves thin stems and no growth.