Popular Indoor Foliage Plants

by | Jun 10, 2021 | Blog, Indoor Plants | 0 comments

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Some of the Popular Indoor Foliage Plants are mentioned below

Syngonium

Syngonium comes in large verities of colour with shades of pink,dark brown, white lines in green, and many more. It loves areas where they get a fair amount of light like a window sill, veranda, porch, balcony, and other places where it can get indirect light. If you keep the plant in a dark area it will develop more chlorophyll and it will become unattractive.

syngonium

Money Plant

Money plants come in wide varieties of colours like light green, dark green, variegated, and many more. It prefers an area where good light is available, if the area has less light it will cause elongation of leaves stems.

money-plant

Money plants come in wide varieties of colours like light green, dark green, variegated, and many more. It prefers an area where good light is available, if the area has less light it will cause elongation of leaves stems.

Aglaonema

It has large varieties in with prominent colours like sliver, red, pink , chocolate it grow well in partial shade area where get filtered light. If it placed in a dark place its leaves will turn green and becomes unattractive.

Aglaonema plants need 2 to 3 watering in a week, frequency of watering may have to change depending on season and medium used for potting. You can touch the top of potting medium and feel the dryness and decide when to water again.

Rubber Plant

It an indoor ornamental plant well suited for tropical climates. It a good plant that can be grown in medium-lighted indoor areas such as bedroom, dining rooms, work areas, and other places where you have large space.

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The plant belongs to the banyan tree family and it can grow big. Hence if you place it indoor it has to be planted in big grow bags or pots (Planters) if you want to grow otherwise it you have frequently prune the plant. Plants can be propagated by vegetative methods like cutting and layering.

Lucky Bamboo

It is the most comely grown indoor plant it is a water-loving plant. It can be grown easily in a hydroponic system and good plant for one fish one plant mini hydroponic systems.

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It grows well in an area where gets good sunlight like window sills, verandah, pergola. It needs a water-filled medium for its growth. It is grown in containers that can hold water. A wide range of medium is used for planting it includes soil, gel balls, pebbles, coir pith etc.

Consideration to Select Indoor Foilage Plants

Climate- Most of the indoor plants in vogue are succulent, which are trending in the market now. Succulents like dry air with less humidity. So these plants are not suitable in areas with high in relative humidity at the very same time it grow well in dry climates. You have to select water-loving plants like lucky bamboo, money plant for growing in a tropical area with high relative humidity. Since plants are managed in indoor climatic condition can be manipulated in favor plants we choose for growing.

Light – It is a very important factor to consider when we go for indoor plants. Where we are going to place the plant, like the drawing-room, bed room corners etc. It is suggested to go for plants with more chlorophyll like the ZZ plant, lucky bamboo in dark areas of a room. At the very same time if we are plan to grow plants near the window sill you can go for leafy plants with less chlorophyll like money plant, aglaonema, Sansevieria, etc.

Effort in maintenance – Indoor plants that need less attention are in high demand. Among indoor plants succulent plants need very little attention in terms of watering and other maintenance requirements, it made succulents darling of everybody. Maintenance effort can be reduced by using self-watering pots, suitable planters , pots, grow bags, medium composition and watering systems according to the need of the plant.

Conclusion

The most important consideration for indoor foliage plants selection is light availability, ease in management and growing space availability. Based on that you can choose the plant ranging from herbs to large-sized trees for growing indoor.

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