Peace lilies are one of the most popular houseplants. Spathiphyllum, commonly known as the Peace lily, is an easy houseplant to maintain and a good choice for your office. There is a wide verity of lilies but peace lily is a white beautiful plant, that can live a long healthy life at your home or office. Peace lilies are very easy to care for. They don’t need a big space or much daylight.
Peace lilies have white beautiful specialized leaves that most people think of them as “flowers”. These nice white leaves can give a modern beautiful look to any room. You can have this beautiful plant in different sizes and shapes. Some of the Peace lilies have more white flower-shaped leaves and some are more traditional looking. Other than that, this plant is a great plant in cleaning the air. Hence, it is the best choice to have a fresh breathing air in your office and gives you no trouble taking care of it. Peace lily is the one for you.
Why is Peace lily the best plant for your office?
Peace lily is easy to take care of
An adaptable and low-maintenance plant that doesn’t need a bright room or a big space. The watering and maintaining are so easy that has made this plant worldwide popular. This plant can live a full life in indoor temperature and wouldn’t bother you with insects and diseases.
Peace lily is beautiful
Native primarily to tropical rainforests of America, this plant is a vibrant and graceful perennial that adds life to any space. The standard plant can grow to 24-40 inches and deluxe plants can grow to 32-50 inches. The white beautiful leaves that look like flowers grow more in brighter places. These white blooms generally appear in the spring and last for two months but if you take good care, they might also appear in fall. After the blooms fade, there will be a period of non-blooming. This beautiful plant can give your office a fresh modern look and it can also match your furniture. You can put this unique plant in a decorative pot to enhance beauty.
Peace lily is an Air Cleaning Plant
Got the general public recognition it derives when NASA put it on the “ Top Ten Household Air Cleaning Plants” list. This beautiful tropical shade-loving plant can clean the air we breathe. Put Peace lily in your office and easily breathe the clean oxygenated air.
Peace lily Absorbs the Acetone Vapors and other toxic gases in the air
It has been proven to absorb the harmful gases from artificial pollutions. This can enhance your health and help you have an enjoyable time at your office.
Peace lily is a safe house plant
This plant contains no harmful toxic compound. It might be a little toxic for cats and dogs so it is best to keep it away from pets. but it’s still a safe plant for your office.
How to take care of Peace lily?
Light: Peace lilies prefer light partial shade, and can tolerate fluorescent lights. Peace lilies can thrive in a room with no windows at all. If you see yellow leaves on the plant it means the light is too strong. Brown leaves or streaks show scorching from direct sunlight. It is best to place Peace lilies six to eight feet away from a north- or west-facing window.
Water: If you don’t know how often you should water a Peace lily just wait for the plant to droop slightly before watering. This plant sags a bit when it needs water that tells you it is thirsty. You can water Peace lily once a week to keep the soil moist. It is better to water the plant more in the summer and less in the winter. Even if you forgot to water a Peace lily, it doesn’t matter. Water it completely over the pot edges and you will be surprised quickly it revives. Peace lily might be sensitive to chlorine. If your municipal water system is heavily chlorinated, fill a container with water and then allow it to stand overnight so the chlorine can percolate out before pouring into the peace lily. It is good to mist the leaves several times a week. the more water you supply the blooms, the healthier it will be. There are also other solutions like Goldoon technology to watering your plants hassle-free.
Temperatures: Peace lily is a great houseplant because it thrives the indoor temperatures so you can easily have it inside your office. It prefers a temperature range of 65-85 F (18-30 C) and humidity. Peace lilies cannot survive cold weather. It is best to keep them in your office, not close to any heating or cooling appliances.
Fertilizing: Peace lily doesn’t need anything besides water and indirect light. But if you want to fertilize your plant do it carefully. Fertilize your plant once per month in the spring and summer, with 20-20-20 plant fertilizer when the plant grows the most.
Re-potting: like any other plants, if allowed to grow, Peace lily will become too big for its pot. Generally, Peace lilies need to be re-potted every one or two years. When the leaves turn yellow for no apparent reason and you have to water the plant more than normal, it might be the time to change the pot.
The peace lily is an easy plant to take care of and a beautiful decorative plant for your office that is capable of cleaning the air too. It does not need much direct light and can thrive rooms with no window at all. This plant is very resilient. It can revive after a long drink and be as healthy as it was. If you take care of it sufficiently and wipe it leaves occasionally, it doesn’t seem to be the insect magnet that roses and other house plants are. Besides all these benefits, the Peace lily can give your office a fresh beautiful look and clean air to breathe.