Place and care
Spathiphyllum likes a moderate light or shady place, and certainly not from direct sunlight. The ideal temperature is between 15 and 23 ° C.
The soil should be kept moist. About once a week give a lot of water is usually sufficient. The plant may stand with his feet in a layer of water. For a healthy Spathiphyllum is advisable to add some plant food once a month when watering.
Spathiphyllum blooms about four to ten weeks and then needs a couple of weeks of rest to create new buds. It is wise after flowering to cut the old (green) flower stem completely. The Spathiphyllum develops new shoots, where after about twelve weeks flowers come from. To promote flowering may be good to keep the plant temporarily drier and something to put on a slightly colder place.
Frequently Asked Questions
Air purifying operation; How Spathiphyllum purify the air?
Spathiphyllum purify the air, by including in their natural breathing through the stomata in the leaf various harmful substances from the air. These substances are then stored in the plant or the root and broken down. Also, during the day CO2 converted to oxygen and water vapor placing the plants in the air, thus improving the humidity.
How many plants optimally, Spathiphyllum how should I put in a room so that it is optimally healthy / the air is purified?
Researchers include NASA recommend 15-18 plants per 180m3 to qualify for a good contribution to a healthier indoor environment. Studies by NASA and TNO show that plants such as Spathiphyllum not only at home and in the workplace, air purifying, but also have a positive impact on the psyche of man.
Outside, Spathiphyllum Can I also put out?
Spathiphyllum are real houseplants. Originally, the plants come from Tropical Asia and South America and can not tolerate temperatures below 15 ° C and strong winds. We therefore recommend just enjoying inside of your Spathiphyllum.
Shelf life; how long the Spathiphyllum remain sustainable?
If the Spathiphyllum are in the right location and enjoy proper care, they can for years as air-purifying eye-catching stand with you in your home or office.
Poisonous Plants: His Spathiphyllum toxic to humans and animals?
Spathiphyllum is intended for decoration, not for consumption. Although the various plants are produced in the most environmentally friendly way possible, we recommend always if swallowed consult a physician.
Droplets of leaf; My Spathiphyllum separates drops down from the tips of the leaves. What can I do about this and is toxic?
Spathiphyllum evaporate the water they receive with their roots and thereby improve the humidity. This evaporation can be so high that there occur droplets on the leaves. Possibly you can put the plant in a cooler location.