Nothing can bring more tropical vibes to your home more than an areca palm tree. Palm trees are outdoor plants but now they are widely used as indoor plants as they are very easy to grow and easily available. They are widely used as decorative indoor plants and their lush foliage helps in removing toxins from the environment. Their maintenance is not very difficult but if not taken care of well they will start losing their beauty and their tips will start getting dry and pointed.
Plant care -
Areca Palms enjoys moist soil but they are sensitive to overwatering and react negatively when they are waterlogged. Water your plant after the soil starts getting a little dry. Avoid using fluoridated water as areca palms are sensitive to it. Use distilled water or collected rainwater for better results.
For indoor areca palm use a well-draining and peat-based potting mix for best results
These plants like bright sunlight and they can tolerate full sunlight also. But in the very bright hot sun they should be protected otherwise it will scorch the foliage.
Feed your areca palm from spring to early fall with liquid fertilizer heavily, as per the label instructions. Avoid feeling plant when it is dormant during the late fall and winter months
Maintain your beautiful areca palm with the right amount of sunlight and water with a good amount of fertilizers when needed and you’re ready to go to flaunt your beautiful plant.
Family - Moraceae
Rubber Plants are also known as ficus elastica are the most beautiful indoor plants. Buying younger rubber plants will allow it to adapt to the nature of the environment it would be kept in. These are evergreen plants and have shiny oval leaves. They have beautiful yellow flowers which are evergreen. They can reach up to 50 feet outdoors and 3m indoors.
Plant Care -
Whenever the soil feels gry water your rubber plant moderately. Always avoid excessive watering otherwise it will cause root rot and provide sufficient drainage to your plant
Always use well-drained and good quality potting mix with a proper drainage providing container.
Nurture your plant with a good amount of sunlight and place it at a place where it receives indirect or morning sunlight. Always avoid sharp afternoon sun otherwise it will affect the leaves negatively
Feed your plant with liquid fertilizer between spring and summer on a monthly basis
For maintaining your plant take care of the temperature needed which is 60-65 F during the day and 85 F during the night. These plants are very easy to maintain.