The best easy-care indoor plants for your office

New Zealanders are known for loving the outdoors, so why not bring the outside inside the office? Plants can sure add a lot of organic character to an otherwise boring office environment. Plants can also purify the air you breathe, removing impurities while adding a peaceful work environment that everyone at the office will love. 

office plant near window

Adding a touch of green to your workspace carries many benefits like:

  • A more nice and inviting workspace.
  • Improve stress levels.
  • Something to care for as a team.
  • Increase both productivity and creativity. 

Here are the best easy-care indoor plants for your office

1. Spider Plant

This is one of the most popular indoor plants and will make a great addition to your office environment. This plant is easy to care for and they purify the air you breathe.

Caring for spider plants is easy.

  • Light: Thrive in partial light and shade.
  • Water: Can go 1–2 days without water.

This means you won’t need to waste valuable time by constantly watering and adjusting the plant for proper light exposure. đź‘Ś

2. Pothos Plant

There’s a good chance you’ve seen a Pothos plant in an office building before. Pothos adapt well to a variety of office conditions, from low light levels to brighter ones. They are one of the most popular plants for office spaces. This fast growth, easy-care plant, with heart-shaped leaves, makes a lovely addition to your office. You can place them on a desk, shelf or table.

Caring for Pothos is easy.

  • Light: Require very little sunlight and can survive in heavily shaded areas.
  • Water: Only need to be watered when the soil begins to dry out.

3. ZZ Plant

The ZZ plant is a succulent with two main attributes that make it a very popular indoor plant: tolerance to low light and the ability to grow with little water. They surely are a pleasing addition to the office green setting. 

To care for your ZZ plant, just keep in mind to water it infrequently, don’t let it sit in water, keep it out of direct sun and never use leaf shine.

4. Chinese Evergreen

Chinese Evergreen plants are popular because of the colour of their leaves. While many develop deep green leaves, they can also have traces of silver or red. This plant makes a great office plant because it requires very little maintenance. It can also thrive in low light and remove toxins from the air.

Their most common use is as a tabletop plant, but you can use them in lobbies as well.

5. Peace Lily 

Peace lilies are listed as one of the best air-purifying indoor plants. They can grow in low office lighting which makes it ideal for an office space that lacks big windows.

How to take of your Peace Lily plant? 

  • Light: Peace lilies is a low light plant.
  • Water: Allow the soil to dry between waterings, but keep an eye on it. Make sure to only water in the bottom.

Any of these plants would be good for your office new green look. Another benefit for open-plan offices is that plants can reduce noise and help provide a bit more privacy, all while improving the overall appearance of your office space.


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