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Right Plant Right Place: Plants perfect for a kitchen

Having plants in your kitchen can truly bring the outside in. Think about plants that are able to tolerate heat and enjoy humidity. It is also good to use air purifying plants to help clean the air of chemicals used in kitchen cleaning products.

Plants we recommend for a kitchen:

Aglaonema (Chinese Evergreen)
Loves a dull spot and needs little attention

Aloe
All varieties will do well, but have some
Aloe vera on hand, if you burn yourself on the oven

Asparagus Fern
An easy to care for fern, which will look fab
on your kitchen worktop

Chlorophytum (Spider Plant)
Will give a splash of bright green to any kitchen

Dracaena (Dragon Tree)
Great air purifier and specimen plant
that can give you the wow factor

Epipremnum (Devils Ivy)
Lots of varieties that can look lovely trailing
over your kitchen shelves

Nephrolepis (Boston Fern)
Keep out of direct sunlight and ensure it is always kept damp

Phalaenopsis (Moth Orchid)
Enjoys the high humidity of the kitchen

Pilea (Chinese Money Plant)
An interesting easy to care for variety

Sansevieria (Snake Plant)
A great air purifier which can help clean air from
kitchen cleaning products

Stephanotis (Madagascar Jasmine)
A scented plant great to deter unwanted kitchen smells

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