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What plants are office friendly?

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Junior Contributor

What plants are office friendly?

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I've decided that the my cubicle in the office building I work in could use some greenery but im not sure which plants would survive on my desk, especially over weekends when all the lights are turned off and im not there to water it.

 

Any suggestions?

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Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

Good topic @JoshRaf. I'm sure the Workshop community can come up with some great suggestions.

 

You might also like to check out what @hamlyf shared in this post - Office sanctuaries for busy people.

 

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Valued Contributor

Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

I like bromeliads @JoshRaf. There are lots of different varieties and they are tough and grow well indoors. 

 

Here's an example:

 

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Trusted Contributor

Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

Is the Fiddleleaf Fig fad finished?

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Super Contributor

Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

Mother-in-law’s Tongue - very hardy, needs almost no water. And is trendy at the moment so easy to find. 

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Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

Peace Lily's are my favourite indoor plant! They have beautiful green leaves and a pure white flower but the best part is as soon as they start looking a little droopy you water them and they perk up within minutes. I don't know how to add a photo to this but google pease lily oh and my advice use a self watering pot so you don't end up with desk puddles.
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Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

Silicone transplants, they're unreal, & don't need watering.

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Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

@Mammasalt

 

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Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

I'm on my phone so it doesn't give me those options.
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Re: What Plants Are Office Friendly?

@Mammasalt You're probably using our Quick Reply box at the bottom of the discussion, which is text only. Instead, hit Reply on any post and you'll be taken to the full text editor with all the formating options as per my photo.

 

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