Offices can be stressful environments, and finding the time to care for plants can be difficult. However, adding some greenery to your workspace can improve air quality, reduce stress levels, and boost productivity.
Fortunately, there are plenty of low-maintenance plants that are perfect for the office. Here are some of the best options:
Snake plants require little special attention—give it a drink from your water bottle on your way out the door on Friday and enjoy this slow-growing plant.
African violets may fit in even the smallest spaces because they are little and have a diameter of less than six inches.
Soften the hard lines of a desk with a trailing plant like English ivy.
The ZZ plant is a succulent that has become quite popular as a houseplant due to its tolerance for low light and its propensity to thrive with minimal water.
Whether an office is flooded with natural light or is tucked in a cozy corner, the carefree philodendron will add cheer with its glossy green leaves and trailing habit.
Lucky bamboo grows well in low-light environments and can grow without soil when the stems are submerged in water.
Cacti are perfect office mates because they don't need pruning and they're slow-growing so they'll rarely need to be repotted.
The large glossy green leaves of a peace lily are soothing to see; the plant symbolizes hope and healing, as well.
Bring some good luck and prosperity to your office with a jade plant, also sometimes known as the money plant.
The cute ponytail palm can bring a smile to office mates, thanks to its sassy, strappy green leaves.