Why is it important to rotate your plants?

Veronica Leon is your houseplant expert at Verde Tribe

I'm your houseplant expert, and today I want to talk to you about the importance of rotating your plants.

As you know, plants grow towards the light. This is called phototropism. When a plant is placed in a window, it will naturally bend towards the light source. This can lead to uneven growth, as the plant's leaves and stems will all be reaching for the light.

Rotating your plants regularly helps to prevent this uneven growth. By rotating your plants every few weeks, you can ensure that all sides of the plant get an equal amount of light. This will help your plants to grow evenly and symmetrically.

It's important to rotate your plants even if they're not in direct sunlight. Even plants that receive indirect sunlight can develop a lean if they're not rotated regularly.

To rotate your plants, simply give the pot a quarter turn. If you have a large plant, you may need to enlist the help of a friend or family member.

Rotating your plants is a simple task that can make a big difference in their health and appearance. So next time you're watering your plants, be sure to give them a quick rotation.

If you're not sure how to rotate your plants, or if you need help with other plant care issues, I encourage you to book a consultation with us. I'd love to help you create a beautiful and healthy plant collection!

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