Best Plants for Your Apartment

Best Plants for Your Apartment

Plants make a great addition to any apartment. In this Cedar Brook Blog post we are providing tips and suggestions for great plants to add to your apartment here in Pine Hill, NJ. Keep reading to learn some of the benefits to having indoor plants and which plants make the best indoor plants.

 

Perks of Indoor Plants

There are several benefits of having plants in your apartment. Plants bring life to a space and make it feel more inviting. They can also add a splash of bright color to a room, which can make it more appealing to the eye. Another great perk is plants produce free oxygen! Breathe easy while your plant absorbs sunlight and turn carbon dioxide into food while giving off oxygen in a process known as photosynthesis. Plants also help to purify the air, keeping your apartment fresh and breathable.

 

Pothos – Epipremnum Aureum (Devil’s Ivy)

Add some vivid green color to your apartment with these plants. They add a lively accent and work well as a climbing plant or in a hanging basket. They can also absorb toxins from the air that result from household items and cleaners. They do well in a wide range of lighting conditions, but low light may reduce the variety of colors shown in the leaves of the plant.

 

Snake Plant – Sansevieria Trifasciata

Able to withstand weeks of neglect, snake plants are one of the most tolerant plants you will find. Even under conditions of neglect, they won’t lose their shape or color. They thrive in environments with very little light and water. If you are new to having plants or worried about forgetting to care for your plants, give one of these a try first. Snake plants also naturally remove toxins from the air.

 

ZZ Plant – Zamioculcas Zamiifolia

Native to the island of Zanzibar, located off the coast of East Africa, ZZ Plants are very easy to care for. ZZ Plants require very little sunlight and only need to be watered about three times a month. They also rarely attract any sort of pest, like bugs or rodents. They have been called the “Houseplant of the Future” by some.

 

Cacti – Cactaceae

You can find cacti in all sorts of strange shapes and sizes, so if you are looking for a plant with variety, they are the way to go. Known for being able to survive in harsh desert conditions, they plants are very easy to care for and don’t require very much attention. The perfect place for cacti is near a window, but they can also do well with very little sunlight. Depending on the variety of cacti will determine how frequently you will need to water them.

 

For a list of more great indoor plants for your apartment, check out Apartment Living 101’s 10 Best Plants for Apartment Dwellers. We hope you enjoyed our post and gained some great ideas for some plants to add to your apartment. Thanks for reading!