WORLDWIDE, MANY PLANTS HAVE DEVELOPED IN AREAS PROTECTED FROM LIGHT. POWDERS OR JUNGLES, SHADY MARSHES OR DARK FORESTS, FROM INDOOR PLANTS TO MANY PLANTS THAT DO NOT LIKE THE SUN.
The conditions of poor lighting always pose a particular challenge in the cultivation of indoor plants. The reason for care should not be, because the plants can provide as many lights as they need. Plants that require poor lighting can be placed on the eastern or northern window or in a place where direct light does not reach.
Some of the plants listed below are not demanding for growing, but each of them with its presence makes the area more beautiful and pleasant.
- PHILODENDRON (PHILODENDRON HEDERACEUM)!
Inexplicable and exotic, philodendron is one of the most commonly grown home plants. Dark green and smooth heart leaves can grow to a height of 3 m to 6 m. This tropical climber originates from Central America and the Caribbean, so it fits well with support.
During active growth, the philodendron should be moderately watered, which depends on the substrate moisture at a depth of about 5 cm. During the winter period, the plant should be watered very little, so that the substrate does not completely dry.
Although it can handle dry air, the plant sometimes needs to be “refreshed” with mild spatter, in order to increase moisture. The growth temperatures should be between 24 ° C and 27 ° C. Philodendron may suffer poorer light, but its growth will be more successful on indirect light.
- FRAGRANT DRAGON (DRACAENA FRAGRANT)!
Favorite and durable indoor plants originate from tropical Africa. Slowly growing blooming bush, most often there is branching at the base of the stem. The leaves are glossy green, lance-shaped. The sheets can be of different colors. Over time, the plant loses the lower leaves, which expands the naked stem.
It does not require a lot of care for breeding and can be placed on a half-paced or in a place that is in the shadow pole. The aromatic dragon should be regularly watered, but water must not be kept in the vessel for too long. It corresponds to daily sprinkling, in order to maintain moisture in its environment. The optimum growth temperatures are between 22 ° C and 27 ° C.
- BOSTON FERN (NEPHROLEPIS EXALTATA)!
It is one of the most commonly grown ferns as room plants. Originating from the tropical regions, this plant provides every room with a touch of elegance. The Boston fern is ideal for hanging vessels or shelves, where the falling leaves become more apparent. The leaves are usually light green, which resembles a feather look.
Rapid growth also helps in refreshing space. Boston fern should be regularly watered and sprinkled. The plant should be placed near the window in order to get as much natural light as possible. The temperatures for growth are between 15 ° C to 21 ° C. Ideal locations for placing Boston ferns are close to bathrooms and kitchens, which will satisfy her need for moisture.
- DIEFFENBACHIA(DIEFFENBACHIA SPP.)!
Very sensitive to direct light, the Diefenbach corresponds to a window with a dense curtain, especially in spring and summer months. In her breeding, it is very important watering, which must be moderate and regular. You can drain the plant and allow the substrate to dry slightly. At low temperatures, the plant is starving and corresponds to temperatures between 16 ° C and 27 ° C. Dieffenbachia leaves are poisonous, so it should be inaccessible to children and pets.
- AGLAONEMA (AGLAONEMA SPP.)
Easy to grow, favors poorer lighting in your home or office. It comes from the tropical and subtropical parts of Asia and New Guinea. It is one of the most beautiful indoor plants, just because of the many varieties. Colors can vary from dark green to silver, even with a touch of red, which really beautifies each space. Aglaonema should be placed on the north of the room or in the window with a thick curtain.
Its exposure to the direct sun is not advisable, so as not to damage the leaves. Aglaonema should be watered when the upper 5 cm substrate begins to dry. The substrate in the dish should be sufficiently moist, but not too much. Very sensitive to low temperatures. In the room, the temperature should not be lower than 15 ° C, and it is also not advisable to have cold drafts in the room.
- AFRICAN VIOLET (SAINTPAULIA SPP.)!
Although a slightly neglected bloom species has been gaining popularity lately, mostly due to a large number of varieties in different colors. Its most beautiful flowers are African violets under conditions of poorer light. Varieties of darker leaves need a little more light than those with brighter leaves.
When watering, take care of the water temperature. The African violet should be watered with lukewarm water that lasted for 48 hours. Only the base of the plant is flying, and a spattering of the leaves should be avoided, as this can cause points and damage to the leaves.