If you are one of those who wants to fill the home with green life, if you only get to know the rewarding art of plant care, this guide is for you. We have selected the 5 best indoor plants that will be popular in 2021.
1. Devil's Ivy
Epipremnum aureum, also known as Money Plant. It tolerates the lack of light well and needs watering only when the soil in the pot dries out.
- absorbs volatile toxic particles (formaldehydes, acetone and xylene);
- increases the air humidity;
- ideal temperature is between 17 and 25ºC (62°F - 77°F);
-perfect location is next to a window or in bright rooms;
-irrigate once every 10/14 days.
-people often place them in the bathrooms, but their ideal place is on top of tall furniture and shelves since their branches trail as they grow.
According to The Zen Succulent experts, Calathea Rattlesnake will have its moment in 2021. An easy-to-care houseplant with deep purple patterned foliage doesn’t mind any novice’s care.
-contributes to the healthy indoor climate,
-is called ‘the living plant’ - it closes leaves at night and opens in the morning,
-prefers a semi-shaded spot at a temperature of between 16 and 27 °C (60 to 80 F).
-thrives in high humidity,
-give the regular but small amounts of water.
3. Zebra succulent
This succulent has horizontal stripes that remind us of zebra animals. Definitely the best succulent for beginners, it can survive without water for a few weeks!
-Non-toxic for pets;
-It has antioxidant and antibacterial properties;
-Only water it when the substrate is completely dry;
-Protect from the direct sun;
-Never use high nitrogen fertilizers for succulents.
4. Snake plant
A Sansevieria Zeylanica, also known as Mother-in-law's Tongue. It releases oxygen at night and purifies the environment.
-Eliminates toxins such as benzene, toluene, xylene, trichlorethylene and formaldehyde;
-Is resistant to pests;
-Absorbs VOCs (volatile organic compounds).
-The ideal temperature is between 16 and 20ºC (60°F - 68°F);
-Avoid drafts and don’t overwater Snake Plant;
-Try not to touch the tips of the leaves, as they are sensitive and can be damaged.
5. Jade tree
Crassula ovata is one of the best-known succulents in the world; with its fleshy leaves and its shape like a small tree, it has gained popularity because of its basic care needs.
-Removes toluene and acetone from air;
-Easy to maintain;
-Has antibacterial properties;
-It can turn into a glorious bonsai or even a tree up to 3 meters!
-Water it once a week, when top 1 or 2 inches of soil are dry;
-Grow the plant in a very bright light indoors.
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- Expert help.
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- Convenient shopping.
Gardening centers offer fewer products, but those with higher quality. Such a practice does not only allow fighting consumerism but also provides easier ordering and improves supply-chain management.
- Home-grown food.
Global pandemic has made the world stay home. We go shopping less, we order food from restaurants, and avoid dating in cafes. Why not try growing your own products in the backyard? Or even in the windowsill? For kids, growing edible plants covers snack time, physical education, and science classes in one shot! Also, while growing your fruit or vegetable, you are always responsible for the quality of your food.
- Embracing bold colors.
The more colors your plants have - the better! Unusual flowers, neon foliage, deep black leaves, pastel shades can make your home look more interesting. Create a vision of joy with your planting and furnishings.