Indoor

Plants for offices

Work. Life. Balance

Plants bring homes to life and they can also bring life to your office. Whether it's a little Bali for your desk or a Big Ken for reception, plants look great, make the air cleaner and create a calmer atmosphere.   

Shop from our curated collection of low-maintenance plants below or complete the contact us form if you'd like some more help.

Why are plants important in an office?

Plants make people happier, healthier and more productive.

Plants can have a massive impact on how a space feels. Putting 5 medium-sized plants in a 20m² space will absorb 75% of airborne pollutants.

And, by promoting relaxation and focus, studies have shown that the same number of plants will result in a 60% improvement to one’s mental wellbeing.

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How we can help

  • Patch helps you decide which plants are right for your space. If you need to speak to a member of the plant team, get in touch and we'll help you make the right choice.

  • One of the Patch delivery squad will come and deliver your new plants during working hours (or after hours, too).

  • We’ll send you all the information you’ll need to look after your plants, or we can arrange for a member of our Plant Care team to tend to them on regular visits.

The Best Office Plants

Our collection of low-maintenance indoor plants will thrive in most offices. They’ve been tried and tested at Patch HQ in Battersea — come and visit if you need some plantspiration.

Our top tips for office greening

1. Light

Start with the natural light. Switch off the lights during the day (if possible) to get a measure for how the sunlight fills the room, as indoor plants can't feed off light bulbs. All plants need some natural sunlight to survive, but each one has different needs  — so check out the product page description for each plant before you checkout.

2. Picking the plants

Mixing plants by height, volume and texture will make your space look fresh. But keep in mind that the fewer varieties you choose, the easier it will be to look after them.  For a fail-safe selection, check out our Best Office Plants collection above.

3. Styling your plants

Look for surfaces that feel a bit sparse and could use some livening up, or frame doorways by placing tall plants on either side. If floor space is at a premium, keep your chin up: you can always use a hanging planter and a trailing plant that’ll look good at a great height.

4. Temperature

This is the most crucial bit: do everything in your power to keep your plants away from those sneaky air conditioning units, radiators and winter drafts — dramatic temperature changes tend to upset them.

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