The best office plant grows in medium light with warm temperatures. The areca palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens) meets these requirements. It also is easy to grow and maintain. The areca palm rates high on removal of chemical vapors and transpiration rate (evaporation through plant leaves), which improve an office environment.
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Kitten Arbuckle is a freelance writer living in Indiana. Arbuckle has been writing for websites such as Garden Guides since early 2009. Her education includes training in landscaping, certification in herbal medicine from a botanical sanctuary and a variety of college courses.