And who better to guide us in this gateway plant our expert Anna Álvarez admired Floritismo. Because if you want your house to be the last (and, incidentally, good healthy) you should put plants. But not just any plant, no ... These are really devastate now.

1. Adam's rib and delicious Monstera, the Top One

Native to the rainforests of South America. Plant is the quintessential fashion that everyone wants to have. The shape of its leaves can remember some ribs, hence its nickname, Adam's Rib.
It has a very vigorous growth so you need a tutor coconut fiber to hold it and that leaves not much open. Its ideal location is in large spaces such as lounges and dining rooms as it reaches large. "You need to be located in an area of ​​the room that receives half light, a few meters from the window or closer if we put curtains that protect from direct sunlight. It benefits them also spend some seasons in areas of direct sunlight"Advises Anna Floritismo.

care

It requires a temperature of between 10 and 21 degrees. It is a plant that needs a lot of humidity, so in very dry environments and in summer must be sprayed leaves and aerial roots with water. Must be watered only when dry substrate and see if you have coir tutor, it is better to water it by pulling water directly to tutor and letting it go down alone. Fertilize every 15 days in summer.

2. Pilea peperomioides for a Nordic style

Originally from China, its hallmark is its round leaves, bright green. Also it is known as the "Swedish ivy" because it is very common to see in Nordic style decorations.

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care

ORbicarla in a place where the temperature remains between 16 and 21 degrees, do not like the cold. You need plenty of light but not direct because its leaves burn. Next to a French window or curtain separated a few meters from the window is the perfect place. Watering only when the surface dries, does not like waterlogging. Fertilize every 15 days in summer.
If you add a little sand and compost to the substrate of the pot, the pilea will thank you.

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3. Alocasia zebrina, Long live animal print!

Native to South America. Like all plants with large leaves, it is ideal for rooms with enough space. You will need a tutor coir As you grow, we'll help you adhere aerial roots.

care

Needs to be located in a place where it plenty of light but not direct sun. Its ideal temperature is between 20 and 24 degrees, and needs a moist environment, so in summer and in winter if heating to dry the atmosphere, you will need the leaves are sprayed with water to maintain moisture. Watering only when the surface dries and fertilize every 3/4 weeks in summer.

4. Begonia maculata, natural pattern

"Certainly all the rage in houseplants. Original leaves white polka dots make a single plant. In addition blooms several times a year giving a beautiful pale pink flowers"Says Anna Floritismo.

begonia maculata

care

Her away from windows facing south that does not tolerate direct sun, and neither likes to be near radiators, its ideal temperature is between 10 and 21 degrees. Below 10 degrees, begins to lose leaves.
You need watering when the surface is dry and fertilize every 15 days in summer.

5. Calatea sanderiana, the stripes carry

This Peruvian plant known for the lines marking their leaves, which seem drawn with pen. He likes the diffused light, making it ideal next to a window curtain or blind.

care

You need a temperature between 15 and 21 degrees and does not like sudden temperature changes. In dry environment moisture you will need, which got by spraying the leaves with distilled water. Always keep moist but not puddling. also does well leave a plate with wet stones under the pot, but the water does not touch the roots. Fertilize every 15 days in summer.

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6. cacti and succulents, the most appreciated

There are so many varieties of cactus and succulents, we could spend our life and collecting them never get them all. "I always advise to start with a collection of 4 or 5 very different varieties among them. They are ideal plants for dry environments"Says Anna of Floristismo.
Many people are surprised when he dies a cactus because they think they are indestructible. Cacti are also living beings and as such need some basic care, we must provide them.

care

They tolerate both heat and cold, but its ideal temperature is between 16 and 21 degrees in summer and between 4 and 15 in winter. They do not like being next to radiators.
They are among the few houseplants will tolerate direct sunlight, but they can also live with a few hours of shade per day. They have large reserves of water inside so it is preferable to water them less than most. "I advise watering once a week in summer and once a month in winter. Fertilize once a month with fertilizer for cacti and succulents", Afirna Anna.

7. Ficus elastica, a classic

The Ficus elastica has some shiny, very bright, smooth, hard and soft leaves very effectively absorb formaldehyde. You can grow a lot if you find the right conditions. You prefer to be in a place where the temperature remains between 16 and 21 degrees because they do not like the cold.

care

You need plenty of light but not direct because its leaves burn. Next to a window curtain or separate a few meters from the window is the perfect place. Watering only when the surface dries, does not like waterlogging. Spray the leaves and put under a plate with wet stones in very dry environments. It is a plant which gives a little more work than others because having the leaves so bright, immediately adhere to them all dust particles so must be cleaned one by one with a damp cloth. Fertilize every 15 days in summer.

8. Ficus lyrata, music for your environment

Another variety of Ficus very different from above is Ficus lyrata. With large wavy leaves can reach 3 meters high and almost 2 meters in diameter, so we locate it in a place where it can thrive at ease. Requiring care Ficus lyrata are the same as those of Ficus elastica.

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9. Maranta, is his year

Another plant with its dress code fascinates the most fashionistas is the Maranta, with leaves in different shades of green. You not being very large, can put on a dresser or shelf where it will capture looks for their showy color hues of the year, the Greenery.

care

You need to be located in a place where it partial shade, never direct sunlight. Its ideal temperature is between 16 and 21 degrees, and needs a moist environment, so in summer and in winter if heating to dry the atmosphere, you will need the leaves are sprayed with water to maintain moisture. Water thoroughly always keeping the soil moist but avoid swamping the roots. Fertilize every 2 weeks in summer.

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