Indoor plants add a certain something to a living space or office. Unfortunately, all too often, good intentions to create a pleasant atmosphere with plants ends badly. What's the solution?
What Are Artificial Plants Made Of?
Artificial plants come in a variety of materials, including silk, plastic, and polyester. The most common type of artificial plant is the silk plant. It's made from treated fabric to appear more like real foliage. Plastic plants are less realistic, less expensive, and more durable than silk plants. Polyester plants come from a synthetic fiber that resembles the texture of real leaves. While artificial plants lack the realness of living plants, there are many advantages to using them.
The Benefits of Artificial Plants
While real plants may improve indoor air-quality, they can also cause significant irritation for people with pollen allergies. Unlike real plants, artificial plants don't drop leaves, require watering, or have sunlight particularities. As a result, they're far easier to care for and can be a great choice for busy people who struggle to find the time to properly care for plants.
Artificial plants also don't attract pests, are more durable, and transportable. While it's true that plants contribute presence to a room, nobody likes to see dead, dusty plants surrounded by insects in an office or living room. Unless you've got the time and skill to care for real plants, artificial plants might be the solution you're looking for. If appearance is important to you, opt for a silk artificial plant. They're far more elegant and convincing than their plastic or polyester counterparts.