Winter house plant care

Candide_UK
Published on October 6th 2018
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Most houseplants have tropical origins so we need to make sure they get the best care over our chilly winters. Here are a few things you can check...

Light

  • Reposition houseplants to the sunnier spots
  • Dust leaves so they can get the most light
  • Clean windows to let in the most light

Watering

  • Adjust your watering schedule so as not to over water.
  • If plants need humidity, mist them in the morning so they're not wet and cold overnight.

Temperature

  • Houseplants don't want to be below 12 degrees Celcius.
  • If your plants are up against a single glazed window, consider moving them at night.

Maintenance

  • As we go into the cooler season it's a good idea to clear away any dead leaves which may harbour pests.
  • Stop feeding with fertiliser as they won't have a lot of new growth until spring.

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