Bringing office plants into your workspace – whatever that looks like – is a mood booster. Not only will they enhance the look of your office space, but they can also reduce stress and eliminate air pollutants, creating a happy and healthy, and consequently productive environment.
Studies have shown that where indoor office plants have been installed, work performance increased, staff wellbeing improved, and sick-leave absences were reduced!
Like making a good hire, you’ll want to screen plants that are the right fit for the office. Choose plants that require minimal care – you have enough work to do already. Choose plants that reduce pollutants – shared spaces can breed germs. Avoid plants that require high humidity, since most offices tend to have drier indoor air.
Otherwise known as the ‘cubicle plant‘, Pothos is our go-to for Office Plants with less than ideal conditions. Like the similar-looking Philodendron, the Pothos’ trailing vines can grow to over 10 feet long. Pothos have been shown to filter benzene, formaldehyde, xylene and toluene.
In the right indoor conditions, the Philodendron’s heart-shaped leaves and trailing vines can trail to over 10 feet long much like the Pothos. It’s a perfect plant for a high shelf in Office Plants. It is also one of the easiest houseplants to grow. Philodendrons have been shown to filter formaldehyde
Gorgeous. A popular Office Plants, this variety of ficus has thick upright stems with glossy, oversized leaves that can store water in case of drought. They prefer bright to moderate indirect light. Rubber Plant have been shown to filter formaldehyde.
This no-fuss tropical plant has thin, upright leaves with irregular banding that resemble the skin of its namesake reptile. Its adaptations for surviving drought make it a suitable plant choice for Office Plants. Snake Plants have been shown to filter benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene and toluene.
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