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Growing Peace Lilly Indoors

May 20, 2013
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Peace lily

Peace lily

Peace lily (Spathiphyllum) is a common house plant as it is very easy to grow in low light and a low maintenance one. It grows up to 4 feet tall. Peace lily’s bloom is unconventional from other flowering plants. Provided good conditions it can bloom year long. 

Container

Use a medium sized pot/ container. When peace lily becomes root bound, transfer it to larger pot. Container should have adequate number of drainage holes to ensure smooth passage of water out of the pot.

Soil

Peace lily can groPeace lily's bloomw in almost any type of soil. Soil should be well drained. Add garden compost to improve draining capability of the soil.

Sun / Temperature

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Peace lily thrives in indirect sunlight. So place the plant in a partial shaded place or a place few feet away from a north facing window.

Closer view of peace lily's bloomWatering

 

Keep soil moist always but do not over water it. Blooming stops when you over water the peace lily. Cut down watering in winter.

Fertilizer

Peace lily doesn’t have much fertilizing requirements. Fertilize peace lily twice or thrice a year with a general purpose fertilizer.

 

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  1. I have seen this plant at the local haat but never bought it thinking it would need work, reading this has eased my mind.

    Will definitely get one. Nice site. came by it today.

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