We often see money plants in houses and in offices as well. We thought that this plant take a lot of money to grow due its name money plant. But when you see towards its benefits then you will came to know its importance. Money plant can keep in hanging baskets. They are included in top 15 plants which help us to filter air.
What is Money Plant?
Money plants are delicate looking leaves in shape of umbrella. Money plant has many trunks. They can be grown in soil and in water as well. The special thing about it is that it does not contain fruit or flower. However if it grows in jungle then after a few time flower blossom on them but it rarely happens.
May be you are unaware from the fact that plants need three basic nutrients. First Nitrogen, second is Potassium and the third one is Phosphorous. Nitrogen give greenish color to the plant which means leaves grow rapidly due to nitrogen. Potassium gives strength to roots, branches and stem and branches grow rapidly. Phosphorous help to grow fruit and flower in bulk quantity. But money plant do not bloom fruit or flower that is why they do not need any special fertilizer. So if you simply put it in water it will grow. Money plants takes it food from air. Special thing about money plant is that it absorbs all harmful gases and keep the atmosphere fresh and healthy in a house in where it grows. Another interesting fact about money plant is that it absorbs Carbon Die Oxide and release Oxygen in day and in night as well. While other plants and tress absorb Carbon Die Oxide and release Oxygen in day and vice versa in night. Due to which freshness remains constant in a houses.
Procedure of Planting Money Plant:
Take a bottle and filled it with water after that put one branch of plant in it and keep it in shaded place where sunlight comes. After one or two week’s branch will start growing and new leaves will start growing on them.
The bottle in which you kept money plant, take care of the level of water in that bottle for example refill it with water if water is going to be finish. If you have kept them in pots then gave them water on daily basis. The leaves of money plants are tasteless so do not try to taste them even by mistake.