need a plant for the corner of a not very lit dining room !

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  1. parachuter2b

    parachuter2b Member

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    hey,

    Would anyone know what works well for such condition? I love palm trees and used to have one there, but it wasn't doing so well, so gave it to my buddy since he has a lot more light in his apartment...

    Thanks,

    parachuter2b
     
  2. Rima

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    They're hard to find, but look for aspidistra. Also Maranta (Prayer plant) that folds its leaves every night.
     
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    Also Zamioculcas Zamifolia (ZZ for short).
     
  5. Pickwick

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    If you like a plant with Canes, I've heard the Corn Plant is a good one.
     
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    Hi, I also recommend a ZZ Plant. They love low light, insect free and you only need to water them about every 2-4 weeks. They require very little care. I have a ZZ and I love it. I've never seen a single pest on this plant. Likes partial sandy soil, they are tubular, so it stores water - so you don't water it often. They are very pretty, average plant grows to 24-28". Good luck with this.
     
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    The variegated Aspidistras are rather handsome. Agalonema is something of a local specialty (Dr. Brown's Valkaria Gardens, near Melbourne, Fla.), and they will do well in a fairly bright air-conditioned office (my supervisor has one).
     

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