5 Best Plants for your Apartment BalconyJanuary 13, 2019
Want to enjoy a connect to nature within your home? All you got to do is create a natural oasis in your balcony. A simple balcony garden is all that’s required to bring beautiful nature to your home.
Below given are few best plants that’s perfectly suited for a balcony garden in an apartment. While buying plants, always make note to select ones that can be grown based on how exposed it can be to sunrays, maintenance and watering requirements.
1. Aloe Vera
Advantage of having an Aloe vera plant is that it survives in less water making it convenient to grow in apartments. The succulent plant is considered to be the first choice in all gardens due to its medicinal properties. Aloe Vera is known to heal, rejuvenate and soothe your skin and body. Make sure you place the plant in a spot where it gets plenty of sunlight and ventilation.
2. Snake Plant
Snake plants are succulents that can survive nearly any environment. Considered to be a top air purifying plant it absorbs toxins from the air becoming an ideal choice for apartments. The plant is easiest to maintain and does not require much attention or care. It is well known for coping with direct sun and under low light conditions though these plants prefer shady places. When it comes to watering, keep the plant moist and not wet by watering constantly.
Orchids are the most popular indoor plants. Ensure that you do not over water the plant as constant watering could cause the roots to rot. Place them in a mild, warm environment and keep them away from direct sunlight. When repotting it, pot them in right growing medium and also snip off old flower spikes and dead roots.
4. Money Plant
An appealing plant that requires very less maintenance, money plant is one that tops the list of plants to be grown in apartment balconies. Attached to several myths, this plant is believed to bring good fortune and end all crisis of money in your home. It is also assumed to remove pollutants from the air making it the perfect choice for balconies.
Tulsi is an inevitable option to have in a home garden. It is well-known for its healing properties and keeps bacterial growth at bay. It thrives in full sun and in partial shade too, but it requires at least 4-6 hours of sunlight every day. So make sure you place the plant in such a spot in your balcony. Tulsi should be watered to keep the soil moist but not soggy and also the soil should be loosened once in a while to keep it aerated.
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