Indoor trees serve many purposes other than taking up space! There are many reasons to spruce up your home with an indoor tree, and they’re quite popular household items nowadays. They enhance the overall appearance, boost moods, increase creativity, reduce stress, and eliminate air pollutants! You want to make sure you keep in mind how much light your space gets, and how tall your tree is going to be. If your not a green(someone who knows what there doing with plants) person make sure you get something that doesn’t need a whole lot of maintenance. So we thought at Ohio’s Best Home Improvement that we help with giving some insight on indoor trees!
Fiddle Leaf Tree’s Too Jade Tree’s!
Fiddle Leaf Indoor Tree’s come from West Africa, and tropical rain-forest. Otherwise known as a Ficus Iyrata that comes from the family of flowering plant in the mulberry and fig family Moraceae. They feature dense foliage that spreads out as they age. Water them when top soil is dry, make sure you drench until water comes out of the bottom. Let is dry out before you want to water again. They can get up to 6-10ft tall, and they need watered 2-3 times a week. Give it bright indirect light, and must be in temperatures anywhere from 60° F – 80° F to grow nicely!
Indoor Olive Tree
Indoor olive trees serve as a 3 in 1! Produces fruit, pollinates itself and makes a statement in any room! It’ll produce olive’s and small white flowers once it gets to be 2-4 years old. Should be kept in a sunny spot in your home, and watered frequently. Can get up to 8ft tall indoors, and needs to be in temperatures above 45°F to grow beautifully!
Jade indoor tree’s are most popular due to the low maintenance. They require little water and survive indoors. Its also known as Crassula Ovata, lucky plant, and or money tree. They also produces small pink and white flowers that are native to KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa. The Jade indoor plant develops rich Jade green leaves with thick branches. Grows up to 3-6ft tall, and needs watered 2 to 3 times a week. Make sure it gets bright indirect light, and it must range in temperatures from 65°F – 75°F.
More Indoor Tree’s
Rubber indoor tree’s are also known as ficus elastica, rubber fig, and Indian rubber tree. They have broad and shiny oval leaves that are at there biggest when young, as they get older they get smaller. Comes in a variety of colors as well. Can grow up to 2ft-10ft indoors, and have to have to water it weekly. Must be in bright indirect light, and grow in temperatures ranging from 65°F – 85°F.
Banana indoor tree’s can make your home feel like your in the tropics! And if your a giant leaf lover this produces lush foliage. As for the word banana it came to English from Spanish and Portuguese, which had apparently obtained it from a West African language, possibly Wolof. There are around 70 species of Musa(banana tree) that are known. And one of the easiest plants to take care of is a Dwarf Cavendish banana tree according to Houseplant Central. Make sure if you plan on keeping the plant inside that its a dwarf plant, so they can be a reasonable size! They don’t need full sun. And make sure the soil is moist not wet. Also gets up to 6-10ft tall inside, and grows best in temperatures around 75°F – 95°F.
There are countless indoor trees to choose from! Anything from a Ponytail Palm to Citrus tree’s! Happy hunting for the right one! Check us out for our latest updates on Facebook, Google, Instagram, and More!