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Macquarie park indoor plant hire – Choosing ornamental plants

There are lot of beautiful ornamental plants grown outdoors which can be considered as indoor plants as well. As long as one can ensure plenty of sunlight they can very well be grown indoors. Macquarie park indoor plant hire helps you in identifying the right ornamental plant which can thrive at room temperature and can manage with the available lighting condition.

Few of the popular ornamental plants available with Macquarie park indoor plant hire includes Geranium, Asparagus fern, Ivy, Caladium, Begonias etc. The Asparagus fern grows very quickly and offers a deep green foliage dotted with red berries and delicate flowers. The Geraniums can bloom during the winter but they must be placed in a bright window.

Ivy thrives well in shade and creates a nice cascading effect. The Caladium grows well indoors and remains colourful with indirect sunlight. Begonias can be chosen as part of Macquarie park indoor plant hire but they need more care.

Plant Hire Services – Indoor Plant Care

Research and studies have proved that Office plants filter pollutants and chemicals out of stale office air and release oxygen to refresh the air. Considering the importance of Indoor plants in office, extra care should be provided to the Office plants. Lease-A-Leaf advise you on the most cost-effective Plant Hire services which can create a stunning and healthy “green” office. Having extensive knowledge and experience, Lease-A-Leaf recommends the best office plants for your specific situation. The good thing is that these plants can thrive even in a stuffy office with no open windows. Continue reading Plant Hire Services – Indoor Plant Care

Rhapis Palm – A Brief Overview

Rhapis, also known commonly as the Lady Palm, can be found in homes and gardens throughout the world. It grows from multiple stems, each topped with upright fronds. The Rhapis Palm is native to Southern China and Taiwan; it grows best in partial shade and makes the best indoor palm in the world. These palms are slow growing, have a long life and can grow to 3-4 metres. Features

  • – Elegant Tropical Effect, Highly decorative
  • – Bamboo like clustering trunk pattern
  • – Slow growing, multiple trunk style
  • – Great choice for large pots and containers
  • – Cold Tolerant

Growing Conditions

  • – All species of Rhapis prefer filtered light or partial shade.
  • – The soil should be kept moist to avoid gray, brown or crunchy foliage.
  • – This species tolerates tropical and subtropical temperatures from 20 to 100 degrees F and can handle both humid and dry climates.
  • – Soil should be rich in humus and should have proper drainage.
  • – They grow slow and hence require less fertilizer.

The two most common varieties of the Lady Palm are: R. humilis and R. excelsa. The R. excelsa is the most popular Rhapis which grows to 6 feet and forms a dense bush-like clump of stems with upright leaves. The Rhapis Palm is cold tolerant to around 23 degrees F and is good for Melbourne and Western Sydney. Lease-A-Leaf guarantees top notch quality plants and an amazing customer service. Rhapis palms are great plants for the casual palm-lover with moderate space.

Buxus Microphylla

Buxus Microphylla is commonly known as Japanese Boxwood, Little Leaf Boxwood and Kingsville Dwarf Boxwood etc. This species of evergreen shrub with bright green leaves is a native to Japan and Taiwan.  The boxwood is one of the best and most popular hedge plants because it is evergreen with star like flowers and best for small hedges. Moreover, it grows perfectly in partial shade.

Landscape Uses

  • It exhibits good resistance to animals like deer.
  • Used as a low hedge plant
  • Used for mass plantings
  • Used as a foundation plant



  • The shrub prefers moist soil with mulch around its roots
  • Tolerant of pruning
  • Can grow under full sun or partial shade without issues
  • Grows slowly
  • Needs regular watering, daily during summer and less during winter
  • It can be easily propagated by root divisions, seeds and semi-hardwood cuttings

The Buxus Microphylla is an evergreen shrub that grows to a height of 1 m and a width of 1.5 m. Buxus Microphylla is susceptible to several fungal diseases which include root rot. It causes poor growth and results in pale coloured leaves and eventually the death of the plant.

The Buxus Microphylla can be left natural or be pruned in various shapes to complement any garden style. It should be re-potted every two or tree years. Most of the bonsai styles can be used to shape this tree. Lease-A-Leaf offers cost-effective and reliable customer service and guarantees top notch quality products.