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These three kitchen products will make spathiphyllum bloom like mad

Anna OnishchenkoLife
Three foods from the kitchen will make the spathiphyllum bloom like crazy

Spathiphyllum is a houseplant that is valued for its beautiful flowers and low maintenance. However, you can improve its bloom using just three ingredients that everyone has in their kitchen.

Some foods contain nutrients that spathiphyllums need during the growing season. Express told us what to add to the soil to make the plant stronger and get better flowering.

From time to time, it is important to add some fertilizer to the plants' substrate, especially when they are in pots, to increase the amount of available nutrients.

Fertilizers should be applied seasonally at certain stages of plant growth. For example, fertilizing in the winter will not be of much use because more plants are dormant. However, homemade fertilizers are usually very mild, so they can be used more often.

Banana peel

Bananas contain a lot of potassium, and their peel is full of it. Therefore, after you have eaten a banana, do not throw away the peel. Spathiphyllum needs potassium for efficient photosynthesis and pest resistance.

These three kitchen products will make spathiphyllum bloom like mad

You can either add the banana peel directly to the soil or boil it for 15 minutes in water, let it cool, and pour this liquid over your plant.

Eggshells

Eggshells contain calcium, which is very important for plant growth, as well as potassium and magnesium. Adding it can prevent stunted growth, rotting, discoloration, or wilting of flowers.

These three kitchen products will make spathiphyllum bloom like mad

The calcium carbonate and some other minerals contained in the shell can help to protect the spathiphyllum from insects, snails and caterpillars as well.

To use eggshells as a fertilizer, grind them into powder and sprinkle them around the base of the plant.

Coffee grounds

Coffee grounds contain nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus. It is best added to the compost to break it down before applying it to the soil.

These three kitchen products will make spathiphyllum bloom like mad

Coffee is great for acidophilous plants as it slightly changes the pH of the soil, contributing to their development

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