Whole green indoor plants are more in harmony with the colors of your home decoration; When only the shiny leaves have made you fall in love. In this article, we want to introduce 10 indoor plants that are brought to the home space due to the beauty of their leaves and there is no sign of flowers in them!
Large, lanceolate leaf
Watering once a week
Leaf spray in the absence of moisture
Propagation: division of root buds
The evergreen houseplant, with short stems and lanceolate leaves, is about 10-25 cm long and 10-15 cm wide. Leaf spots are different and often follow a certain order. Resistant to shade and drought. When the plant flowers, it appears white.
It is wrong to name Chinese Evergreen flowers as the main plant; Because flower has a different meaning and the name of the plant is appropriate. Most houseplants are evergreens.
When you look at the Chinese Evergreen, you can see that it has a Mediterranean appearance. Chinese Evergreen is resistant to shade and dehydration and has a relatively short height.
The Chinese Evergreen leaves have short stems that protrude from the soil surface. The leaves are about 20 cm long and 10 cm wide, lanceolate and bent downwards. In some species, red streaks are also seen inside the leaves.
Beautiful Chinese Evergreen plant.
Light and temperature required for Chinese Evergreen
In ideal conditions, indirect and moderate light ensures proper growth and health of the agglomerate. But you should know that direct sun is not the favorite of agglomerates. The north window is the optimal choice for agglomerates. Due to its native region, the tropics, the agglomerate can not tolerate low winter temperatures and the minimum tolerable temperature is 10-15 degrees Celsius. Do not store the agglomerate in a dark place near a radiator or heating device.
Irrigation for Chinese Evergreen
To irrigate the agglomerate, the soil surface must be dried between irrigations. In the cold season, ie autumn and winter, the amount of irrigation is less and the growth of agglomerate is slower. Due to its origin, agglomerates need moist air, so it is best to spray the leaves every day.
Suitable soil for Chinese Evergreen plant
Suitable soil for agglomerates is a mixture of potting soil: leaf soil, sand, peat and garden soil. Soil rich in organic matter such as leaf litter is good news for this plant.
Feeding and fertilizing Chinese Evergreen
In the growing season, ie spring and summer, when the agglomerate grows more, you can use dilute liquid fertilizer to feed the plant once every two weeks. The required fertilizer of 2 grams per liter is sufficient.
Swiss Cheese Plant
Plant form: broad leaves with deep incisions
Watering once every 10-15 days
Indirect light and half shadow
Need enough moisture
Propagation: stem cuttings
This plant is evergreen and growing. It has broad leaves with deep incisions. This plant has aerial roots through which it can lean around. At the beginning of life, the leaves are heart-shaped and cuts appear with age and over time. The color of the leaves is dark green, which in the adult plant can reach even one meter in length!
One of the broadleaf plants that keeping it at home gives a special charm to your home is the fig leaf and it is recommended not to use it for offices and workplaces due to its maintenance, this plant is suitable for homes, this plant needs a humid environment and warm weather and It easily tolerates temperature changes, the root of this plant is very long, which in ancient Iran was called ajben (aj = snake + ben = root, refers to the roots of snakes like it). It is generally a plant for those who want to start keeping flowers and plants fresh.
Fig leaf has 50 evergreen and grated species that rely on and grow on objects using aerial roots. Its leaves are flat at first but its leaves are cut over time. If you provide nutrition and ideal conditions for plant growth, its leaves will reach 50 cm.
There is a species of fig leaf called miniature fig (Monstera friedrichsthalii) that all its storage conditions are the same as the introduced species but needs more light.
Needs and maintenance of fig leaves
Fig philodendron, as mentioned above, needs a warm and humid environment and can also withstand temperature changes well, but you can read the ideal conditions for maintaining this beautiful plant below.
Suitable temperature of fig leaves
This plant can not tolerate low temperatures and the minimum temperature that the plant can tolerate is 10 degrees Celsius, which I suggest you do not keep fig leaves below 13 degrees. And the maximum tolerable temperature of this plant is 30 degrees, in which case it must be sprayed to provide moisture to the plant.
Fig leaf light
The ideal light conditions for this plant are semi-shady light conditions and try to keep it away from direct sunlight. But it does not like low light, which causes the plant's leaves to shrink.
Irrigation of fig leaves
It does not like a lot of watering and the soil surface of the pot must be dried between waterings, and before watering, be sure to note that the soil of the pot has dried to a depth of 3 cm, because too much watering will cause stem rot and root destruction.