The 5 Best Office Plants to Boost Your Productivity

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Image Source: Flickr/Forest and Kim Starr

Image Source: Flickr/Forest and Kim Starr

5. Golden pothos

Golden pothos was also noted by NASA researchers as a top air-cleaning plant, and it’s famously low-maintenance to boot.

Its lovely heart-shaped leaves removed up to 73 percent of VOCs and other pollutants from sealed chambers as part of the NASA study, and the plant experts at Better Homes & Gardens called the variety “one of the best indoor plants for low-light situations” – making it perfect for your desk.

Care instructions: Plant your golden pothos in a size-appropriate pot or hanging basket, and keep the soil slightly on the dry side. Don’t worry about re-potting as the plant grows. This pick actually enjoys being slightly root-bound.

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  1. Found this article while looking for ways we can help our customers spruce up their cubicles. We’ll pass this information along in our blog at rosiinc.com , thanks!

  2. Succulents actually need lots of water. Loads of the stuff. They do need full sun though so agree not desk-appropriate.

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