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5 Plants So Low-Maintenance They’re Almost Artificial

A ZZ Plant in a gray plant pot, on a floor in a natural-light filled office.

Bringing a bit of green into the office doesn't have to mean adding to your already long to-do list. With low-maintenance greenery, you can enjoy the benefits of a biophilic design, such as improved air quality and boosted productivity, without the stress. Sound too good to be true? Here are some plants that are so easy to care for that you'll swear they're artificial!

1. Moss Walls

Our preserved moss walls offer a lush display that requires nearly zero maintenance. With no watering or lighting requirements, moss walls are the epitome of set-and-forget greenery. They thrive in low-to-medium light and are an innovative way for offices to add color.

2. Sansevieria

The Sansevieria (commonly known as the snake plant) is the definition of low maintenance. It can thrive in both medium and low-light offices and typically likes to be watered every 2-3 weeks. With sleek, upright leaves that add a modern touch to any space, if you're looking for a resilient and stylish green companion, this plant is for you.

3. ZZ Plants

The ZZ Plant, with its waxy, lush green leaves, is as close as you can get to a real-life artificial plant. Its simple recipe for success is medium-light and watering every 2-3 weeks. If you're someone who can barely remember the last time you watered a plant, the ZZ Plant is a foolproof option for adding a vibrant touch to your workspace.

4. Pothos

If you're aiming for an effortlessly chic office look, the Pothos is your plant. Its forgiving nature makes it a popular choice for offices—medium-to-low light and a bit of water every two weeks are all it takes to keep this plant content.

5. Dracaena Lisa

The Dracaena Lisa stands tall and proud with its glossy leaves and wood-like stems, making it perfect for any reception area. This plant works well in both medium and low light and prefers water around every two weeks. Whether your office is bathed in sunlight or relies on fluorescent lights, the Dracaena Lisa will make itself at home without causing a fuss.

Tips to Avoid Common Plant Care Mistakes

Now, just because these plants are low maintenance, it doesn't mean they're no maintenance. Don't worry; ensuring your plants stay vibrant and healthy doesn't have to be a full-time job. To avoid the most common plant care mistakes:

Low-Maintenance Office Plants For Silicon Valley Offices

Choosing the right plants for your office doesn't have to be a daunting task. At Kim Parker Plants, we understand the demands of Silicon Valley's dynamic office environments – and for busy professionals, our maintenance package ensures plant care is one less thing to manage. Reach out to us to learn more – your office (and peace of mind) will thank you.


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