Hanging indoor plants to bring freshness to your home

Hanging plants

Plants help us air purifying in our home, to maintain indoor humidity and improve our general well-being. NASA recommends have one plant for every 10m2 both in the home, spread over the different rooms, and in the office. If you want to follow their advice, these indoor hanging plants can help you, while decorating every corner.

«Easy» indoor hanging plants

If you would like to bring a touch of freshness to this or that corner of your home using different hanging plants, first you must know which are the most appropriate for it. Each plant imposes its own conditions and it is necessary to know them so that taking care of them is easy. It also helps to start with grateful species like these:

Tape

The tapes are present in almost every house and it cannot be a coincidence. Hanging and very bright we can find them with different shades, the varieties with edged leaves being the most popular. They hold up in almost any location, but their ideal location will be next to a window with curtains, where it receives abundant light but is protected from the direct sun that would burn its leaves.

Tape

If you are looking for a plant to give a green touch to bathroom or kitchen, this is your plant because they love humidity! In fact, it is advisable to spray the tapes from time to time during warm weather. In addition, they must be watered frequently at this time of year, reducing it in winter.

Photos

The potus or photos is one of the most grateful indoor plants. Not only requires almost no careIt can even survive on water alone. Put a stem with one of the ends in a container with water and you will see how, little by little, it develops roots and grows as if nothing had happened. That if it will need a bright place, but without direct sun, to develop properly. If it does not have enough light, it will lose the yellow color of the variegated leaves.

Potoo

As for the temperature, the ideal is to keep it between 15 and 20º C; below 10ºC it can lose its leaves. Regarding irrigation, it is necessary to let the land dry a little between watering and watering. Too frequent waterings will cause yellowing and subsequent loss of leaves. Always is better stay short, to go over, as in most cases.

Ivy

Does your house not have a lot of natural light? So it is the ideal habitat for ivy. They don't need a lot of light, so it is not necessary that it be near a window, but neither should they be placed in a very dark room or their sheets would end up losing their color.

Ivy

The small specimens are perfect for growing indoors and, with some guides, you can give it the shape you want. The ivy appreciates the humidity; Water it often in summer allowing the substrate to dry between watering and spraying water on its leaves from time to time so that it develops properly.

tradescantia

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. purple and violet tones They make Tradescantia a very striking hanging plant indoors. Its care is very simple. Essential is that it receives abundant light, even if not direct sun; a light defect can make the tradescanthia sick.

tradescantia

Temperature is another important factor for this family of plants. Are heat lovers, so we will always have to avoid that they are exposed to temperatures below 14 degrees. As for the risks, these must be moderate. Tradescantia does not handle excess water well, because providing good drainage is also essential.

Donkey tail

This hanging plant, native to Mexico and very striking because of the way its cylindrical leaves grow downwards, is a fast-growing succulent plant. Likes to receive plenty of light, but not direct sun. And it is important let the substrate dry between watering and watering, significantly reducing your waterings during the winter.

Donkey tail

When it is young, it can be grown in small decorative pots but, when the stems have reached their maximum extension, it must be placed in high places so that its delicate leaves are not damaged. Its ideal place is a hanging basket or container hung on the wall or on top of a bookcase or shelf.

3 ideas to decorate with hanging plants

You can place the hanging plants in elevated furniture Or hang them next to a window in traditional, crochet or metallic flower pots with geometric shapes and let them fall. Hanging plants will help you bring life to forgotten corners, but they will also allow you to create beautiful effects such as the following:

Decorate with hanging plants

  • Headboard:  Is the main wall of your bedroom very bland? Set up a bookshelf and use hanging plants for a green touch.
  • Green oasis: The humidity that is generated in a bathroom will make certain plants grow eagerly. Use them to create an oasis in which taking a bath is much more relaxing
  • Curtains: Aren't the views from your window pretty? Hanging plants can be used as a curtain to make this view more attractive. You can hang them in pots from the ceiling, one next to the other at a suitable distance from the curtain so that you can open and close it comfortably.

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