15 Best Tall Indoor Plants For Office

15 Best tall indoor plants for office
Best tall indoor plants for office

The office is the place of work where you need to concentrate and put your best efforts into your work. To better perform in your work you need to maintain good health, positivity and you need the best tall indoor plants for office. Below we have listed the best options you can have for your office to improve the air quality, ambience and productivity.

1. African fig

Ficus cyathistipula‘ is the botanical name of African fig. It is also known as ‘Birchbark Fig’. This plant is native to Africa. It has round-shaped dark green leaves that look attractive indoors. It purifies the air from the harmful chemical substances present in it. It needs indirect bright light and watering is required when the topsoil becomes dry.

Pros :-

  • It can reach up to a height of 6 to 7 feet.
  • It is an air-purifying plant.

Cons :-

  • Direct sunlight can burn its leaves.

2. Sweetheart Tree

The scientific name is ‘Ficus triangularis Variegata’. Its heart-shaped variegated foliage looks stunning. It needs bright indirect light and good humidity. You can mist them 2 to 3 times a week and regular watering is required.

Pros :-

  • It can grow up to 6 to 8 feet.

Cons :-

  • Intolerant to direct sun.

3. Fishtail Palm

Caryota is its botanical name. It requires bright partially direct light. Let the topsoil try out between two waterings. Plant it in well-drained soil. If planted in the ground soil, it can reach a height of 20 feet.

Pros :-

  • It can grow up to 6 to 8 feet.

Cons :-

  • Proper maintenance is required.

4. Majesty Palm

‘Ravenea rivularis’ is the scientific name of the ‘Majesty Palm’. It can grow in low light or shady indoors also. Its dark green foliage gives a tropical touch to your room. It can reach very high if planted in-ground soil approx 98 feet is the maximum height that can be attained.

Pros :-

  • It can grow up to the height of 5 to 8 feet indoors.

Cons :-

  • Leaves will turn yellow if kept in direct sun for long hours.

5. Kentia Palm

The botanical name for this is ‘Howea forsteriana’. It is native to Lord Howe Island off Eastern Australia. It can grow in the dark and dry corners of the room. It is idle for busy owners as it needs no maintenance. Water adequately when the topsoil dries out but reduce it in winters.

Pros :-

  • It can reach up to a height of 5 to 7 feet.

Cons :-

  • No Cons.

6. Anita Dracaena

This is an air-purifying plant. It removes harmful pollutants like formaldehyde and benzene from the air making it healthier for breathing. It is also on Nasa’s list of clean air indoor plants. This plant looks tropical indoors because of its tree-like structure. It needs bright indirect light with regular watering when the soil feels dry.

Pros :-

  • It can grow up to 4 to 6 feet in height.

Cons :-

  • No Cons.

7. Norfolk Island Pine

‘Araucaria heterophylla’ is the botanical name for Norfolk Island Pine. It needs partial sunlight to grow well. Keep it near a window where it can receive plenty of the required direct sun. Watering is required when the topsoil is dry. If under or over watered the branches will turn brownish yellow all over.

Pros :-

  • It can reach up to a height of 6 to 8 feet.

Cons :-

  • Browning of the bottom branches are common.

8. Yucca

‘Yucca filamentosa‘ is the scientific name for Yucca. It is native to hot parts of the America and Carribean. It needs bright indirect light to grow. Water it only when it seems to be dried out. Yucca can stay without water for a long time as they are drought tolerant.

Pros :-

  • It can grow up to 3 to 6 feet.

Cons :-

  • No Cons.

9. Philodendron

‘Philodendron selloum’ is the biological name for it. It is native to the tropics of South America. It needs indirect moderate to low sunlight and watering. It grows well in warm and humid environments.

Pros : –

  • It can reach up to a height of 4 to 6 feet.

Cons :-

  • Do regular checks for pest

10. Ming Aralia

‘Polyscias fruticosa’ is the botanical name for it. It is a gorgeous looking tall plant that resembles a tree. It is a low maintenance plant. It requires moderate to low lighting conditions with less watering. Just make sure to save your plant from pests.

Pros :-

It can reach up to 3 to 6 feet in height.

Cons :-

  • No Cons.

11. Croton

Codiaeum variegated‘ is the scientific name for Croton. It is native to Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia and the western Pacific Ocean Islands. Keep it near a southern, eastern or western window of your office. So, that it can receive the required amount of sunlight. It requires regular watering to keep the soil well moist. Make sure not to overwater the plant. It looks elegant indoors. Keep it in we’ll drain pot mix.

Pros :-

  • It can grow up from 6 to 9 feet.

Cons :-

  • It is susceptible to common pests. Needs to be checked regularly.

12. False Castor Plant

‘Fatsia japonica’ is its scientific name. It is native to southern Japan and southern Korea. It needs regular watering in summers. Keep it in a good drainage pot so that the excess water runs out. It needs moderate to shady indirect lighting conditions. It is a pretty evergreen plant that looks fresh and energetic indoors.

Pros :-

It can grow up to 3 to 6 feet.

Cons :-

Save it from excess direct sun.


13. Desert Rose

– ‘Adenium obesum’ is the other botanical name. This plant looks beautiful and elegant with its green-shaded leaves and red flowers. Due to its thick trunk, it attracts the viewers as a ‘bonsai’. Give the plant adequate water but save it from overwatering as it is prone to rotting easily. Keep it in a pot with a good drainage system. It needs partial sunlight to grow well.

Pros :-

  • It can reach up to 2 to 5 feet in height.

Cons :-

  • It may be toxic if consumed.

14. Natal Mahogany

Trichilia Emetica’ is its botanical name. It is native to the forest of the Eastern Cape of South Africa to tropical Africa. It has feather-shaped green leaves which looks stunning. It can tolerate direct or indirect lighting conditions. Water it when the topsoil dries out. To maintain your plant well pruning is regularly required.

Pros :-

  • It can grow up to 7 to 10 feet.

Cons :-

  • No. Cons.

15. European Olive

‘Olea Europea’ is the botanical name of this plant. It needs direct bright sunlight. So, you need to place it accordingly near a door or window where it can receive a good amount of light. You can bring it indoors in winter. It needs less watering. It looks elegant and it will add a statement to your office or room.

Pros :-

  • It can grow up to 6 feet in height.

Cons :-

  • No Cons.

I Hope, you get a good idea about the best tall indoor plants for office from the above options. Choose one today and bring the positivity of plants to your workplace.

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