- Apartment plans: more suitable types and species
Hey, you, who thinks that just because he lives in an apartment can not have plants! Come closer here and follow this post with us. Let's show you how to have beautiful plants, even living in an apartment.
To start with, it is important to know three things: the first is that plants feed on light, making that process known as photosynthesis, second point, every plant needs water and third, guarantee a little love and dedication for them to develop beautifully. So it is not difficult to understand that all you need is light, water and dedication to having plants in your apartment.
The rest is detail. But it's those pleasurable details to deal with, such as the best place in the environment to leave your little plants, how to organize them in the apa, the type of pot most suitable for each of them and so on. The interesting thing when you start to grow plants at home is that the habit becomes a vice, but very positive.
When you least expect it, your apartment will already have become an urban forest, which is not bad, after all this is one of the styles that are higher in recent times. But enough of cooing, let us now to what you should be curious to know: which are the best plans for apartment. We select below the species most indicated to have in the house and how to take care of each one of them, comes to see:
Apartment plans: more suitable types and species
St George Spear
The Spear of St. George is one of the most suitable species of plants for cultivation indoors. In addition to being an easy plant to take care of - it requires little watering and almost no fertilization - the São Jorge Spear develops very well in low light environments, being ideal for that corner of the room without much light.
Picture 1 - Spear of St. George in the decoration of the toilet guaranteeing that green touch all special and that makes all the difference in the decoration of the house.
Picture 2 - Bed with Stances of St George behind the sofa; a great idea to insert the plant into the environment.
Rosa de Pedra
Rosa de Pedra is a type of succulent that is making the most success in interior decoration thanks to its shape that closely resembles a traditional rose. And like all succulents, Rosa de Pedra also does not require much care. The tip is to water little, only when the soil is dry. Under the sun, the Rose of Stone develops best, but it can also be cultivated in half shade.
Picture 3 - Roses of Stone cultivated in the kitchen bench receiving all the luminosity that enters by the window.
Picture 4 - How about decorating the gourmet balcony of the apartment with vases of Rosa de Pedra? It looks beautiful!
Trend in interior decoration and even in the fashion world, cacti are with everything. Of exotic and rustic beauty, the cacti, in general, are plants easy to cultivate and ideal for apartments. Just be aware: cacti need direct sunlight, at least three times a week. So the tip is to grow them on the balcony of the apartment or near the windows. Watering should be minimal, as this is a desert-like plant. The recommendation is to water them once a week in the summer and once a month in the winter months.
Picture 5 - Clean and modern kitchen decorated with a beautiful vase of cactus; notice that the plant was placed on the window ledge to receive all the light necessary for its development.
Picture 6 - This cactus very well taken care of was placed next to the bed of the couple, next to the bedside table
Palm tree raffia
Here is a perfect plant for you to have inside your apartment: the Palm Tree Raffia or Rapis. Very beautiful and easy to care for, this type of palm tree is ideal to be grown in living rooms because of its larger size. The Raffia Palm must be kept protected from the sun, but in an environment with good quality natural light. Watering should be done only when the soil is dry, usually once a week. Fertilizing is also important to keep this kind of palm tree always beautiful. To do this, provide the NPK 10-10-10 fertilizer once a year.
Picture 7 - Palmeira Ráfia complementing the sober and elegant decoration of this apartment living room.
Image 8 - By the window, the Raffia Palm tree receives the light it needs without being exposed directly to the sun.
Who says you can not grow flowers in an apartment? The Begonia proves that this is possible yes. This florid species with several color options likes indirect light and warm weather. Therefore, the best place to grow begonias is near windows or on balconies. Watering should be done only when the soil is dry, only wetting the soil, never the leaves and flowers. Fertilization should occur every two months with castor oilcake, worm humus and / or NPK formula 10-10-10.
Picture 9 - A beautiful specimen of begonia being cultivated near the window.
Image 10 - When blossoming, the Begonia presents us with small and delicate flowers.
The Pau da água plant, also known as Dracena, is very versatile and can be grown in different ways: in large pots, small pots, in flowerbeds or gardens. The water can also live well in sunny or shady environments. Faced with so many possibilities, the Water Floor could not be left out of this selection of plants for apartment. To take care of the species, it is recommended periodic watering, as the lack of water can leave the plant withered and with leaves falling. Fertilization should occur once a year in early spring with organic fertilizer or NPK compound 10-10-10.
Image 11 - Piece of water in the corner of the living room, receiving diffused light from the window.
Image 12 - The natural fiber basket accentuates the rustic appearance of the Pau da água plant.
Another darling in interior decoration, zamioculcas needs to be on the list of who wants to decorate with plants. And the best part of this bright green leafy plant is that it fits very well in low light places, being perfect for growing indoors. However, zamioculcas shows slow growth and may take a little while to display all its exuberance. Take care of your zamioculcas with regular watering and periodic fertilization using the formula NPK 10-10-10. Another tip to keep the zamioculcas always beautiful is to spray water on their leaves.
Picture 13 - Beautiful inspiration of apartment living room decorated with pots of varied sizes of zamioculcas.
Image 14 - On the buffet, the zamioculcas displays all its grace and beauty.
The elegant Camedórea is another type of palm tree very suitable for cultivating in apartments. The species enjoys living under half shade or diffuse light and requires little maintenance. Watering in the elegant Camedórea should be regular so as to keep the soil always moist. Yellowish or dry-tipped leaves are an indication that the plant needs more water. Avoid keeping it in a high airflow environment. Elegant Camedórea fertilization should take place monthly in the summer months with palm-specific fertilizer and every two to three years it is recommended to transplant into a larger pot.
Picture 15 - Still small vase of elegant Camedórea decorating the living room of the apartment.
Picture 16 - Indirect light, frequent irrigation and fertilization are the basic requirements to keep Camedórea always beautiful and healthy.
The Philodendron is a great plant option to grow in apartments. The plant enjoys living in half shade and does not demand much care, except for the fact that it needs to be irrigated frequently. The semi-annual fertilization is enough for this species. The Philodendron can also be grown as a vine, so offer a place where the plant can support and lead the first branches, then continue the work alone.
Picture 17 - Discreet and growing vessel of Philodendron to the living room.
Picture 18 - A small urban forest in this apartment; here the Philodendron is cultivated in a suspended manner.
For those who want to give a tropical climate to the decoration, bromeliads are a great demand. This rustic-looking plant presents itself in nature in different patterns of color. Bromeliad enjoys living in half shade and to stay pretty needs water, lots of water, especially inside your rosette. Here, however, opens an important point that is the care to prevent the proliferation of the dengue mosquito. As bromeliad needs this accumulation of water inside and the mosquito also likes clean water to reproduce, the solution to not have a breeding place in the house is to keep bromeliad water with residues that keep the insect away, the main one being coffee grounds, which, alias, ends up becoming a great fertilizer for the plant.
Picture 19 - Home office richly decorated with bromeliads of varied types.
Image 20 - The room division of this apartment is made with beautiful and flowery bromeliads.
Lucky Bamboo is another great floor plan option. It is simple to care for and can be cultivated both in water and on land. For the Orientals, this plant, as the name suggests, is a symbol of abundance, prosperity and luck. To take care of Lucky Bamboo is simple: keep it away from sunlight and drizzle as you feel the need of the plant. Remember to always always arrange the branches of the bamboo so that it does not lose its decorative effect.
Picture 21 - The Lucky Bamboo can be cultivated with one, two, three or even twenty branches; according to the Orientals, the number of branches of the plant determines a different meaning.
Image 22 - Lucky Bamboo twigs grown in the water.
The ferns are another strong trend of decoration and that apparently should not pass so soon. This super tropical plant guarantees a lush green touch to the décor. To care for the fern, water it frequently and always sprinkle water on its leaves. Another tip is to keep it in an environment protected from high winds. The ferns also enjoy living in the shade, protected from the sun.
Picture 23 - A simple green decoration, but at the same time, striking for this apartment.
Image 24 - The stairway ledge has won an entire tropical flowerbed with ferns.
The Iuca, also called Iuca Elefante, is a plant of great growth and can reach eight meters in height, but curiously it also fits very well in pots. The cassava should be watered only when the soil is completely dry. Keep the plant in a well-lit place, if possible in direct sunlight.
Image 25 - Inside the Vase the Iuca has limited growth.
Image 26 - The green and very lively leaves of Iuca are the highlight of this clean and neutral living room.
Peperômia is a great plant to be grown in well-lit indoor environments. The species can also be cultivated in a suspended way, guaranteeing even more beauty to the decoration. Sprinkle it weekly and remember to plant peperômia in fertile, well-drained soil.
Image 27 - Peperômia in the kitchen decoration with other species.
Picture 28 - A green touch to the clean living room.
Palm Tree Fan
The Palmeira Leque is a beautiful palm option to be cultivated in houses and apartments. The bright green leaves with a pleated appearance guarantee a unique beauty to the species. Take care of the palm keeping it in diffuse light environments and watering it two to three times a week.
Image 29 - The Fan Palm does not grow much, so it does not require large vessels.
Picture 30 - The diffused light of this living room is perfect for the Fan Palm.
The Pleomele is ideal for those who want to create a rustic-looking décor. Of easy crop, Pleomele can be cultivated in the house without prejudice to its development, since the plant appreciates indirect light. Take care of the Pleomele by watering it often and ensuring a soil rich in organic matter.
Picture 31 - The rustic beauty of the Pleomele is the highlight of this living room.
Picture 32 - The leaves in two colors is another very interesting aesthetic differential of Pleomele.
The Lily of Peace is one of the plants most used in interior decoration, precisely because the plant loves to live under half shade. To keep your Peace Lily always beautiful, in addition to shade, also provide regular fertilization and constant watering, so that the soil never gets dry. A great place to grow the Peace Lily is in the bathroom, because the natural humidity of this environment is perfect for the plant.
Picture 33 - Beautiful pair of Lilies of Peace in the decoration of this apartment.
Picture 34 - Support for plants is a great request to organize your little corner.
Another Palm option for you to grow inside the apartment. Palmeira Areca is easy to take care of and adapts very well to indoor environments. Water it regularly to ensure the beauty of the plant.
Image 35 - The rustic look of the brick wall married perfectly with the vase of Palmeira Areca.
Image 36 - Control the growth of the Areca Palm according to the size of the vessel in which it is planted.
Anthurium could not be left out of this list. The plant, very simple to cultivate, has some leaves, mostly reddish, which resemble flowers. To care for anthuriums in apartments the tip is to keep the vase always moist and protected from direct sun.
Image 37 - Vase of anthuriums on the edge of the bed.
Picture 38 - The fiber basket made the anturia pots even more beautiful.
Who has not recently come across a vase of jiboia? The plant is everywhere when the subject is decoration and not for less. Easy to care for, Jiboia fits very well indoors. Water it about three times a week in the summer and once a week in the winter. Every three months provide fertilization with earthworm humus.
Picture 39 - The jiboia can be cultivated of suspended mode or as climber
Image 40 - The space below the stairs was very well used with the jiboia and the sword of St. George.
The singapore is a great plant for those who enjoy growing foliage. The species should be kept under half shade and irrigated regularly.
Picture 41 - A vase very stylish for the simple and beautiful singônio.
Image 42 - The synonium can also be cultivated as a vine.
Pacová is a beautiful indoor decorative plant option. Broad-leaved, Pacová enjoys well-lit environments, but away from the direct sun. The tropical climate - hot and humid - is preferred by the species, so it does not adapt to cold places. Watering should be done every two or three days, so as to ensure the soil is always moist without being soaked.
Picture 43 - The clean and well lit kitchen has Pacová and other species on the counter.
Picture 44 - In the living room, Pacová can be a beautiful landscape option.
Jade is a succulent plant. Therefore, to cultivate it properly it is important to keep it in a place with good incidence of sunlight. The waterings should be spaced so as not to damage the plant.
Image 45 - The best place to grow Jade in apartments is near the window.
Image 46 - Jade's chubby leaves do not hide the family to which it belongs: the succulents.
Another great flower to grow in an apartment is Azaleia. The natural characteristics of this plant allow it to grow very well indoors. The azalea appreciates the cold, so the best for the species is the mild afternoon sun or early morning. Watering should be done in small quantities every day preferably in the morning.
Picture 47 - Flowering azalea to decorate the room of the couple.
Image 48 - A stunning azalea vase to fill the house with color and life.
The cróton is a beautiful foliage, characterized by the colorful tone of its leaves that mix colors of yellow, red, orange, pink, green and purple. Cultivate the crton in a place where it can receive direct sunlight, the more sun, the more beautiful the leaves. As for watering, do the irrigation so as to keep the soil always moist, but never soaked.
Image 49 - The leaves of the croton are a visual spectacle.
Picture 50 - Mix of plants in this living room.
Small, delicate and very charming, the succulents invaded the interior decoration. Very easy to care for, succulents need only receive the correct amount of light and water, which, by the way, should be very little, about a tablespoon once a week for a small pot.
Image 51 - Choose a pretty vase to expose your succulents.