August 11, 2022

Tove Westlund, co-founder of Planta, shares the story of her new app and find out how to preserve your vegetation thriving because of a little bit assist from know-how.

Most individuals would often agree that vegetation are a pleasant addition to any house or workplace. However the problem is, a variety of houseplants aren’t that simple to deal with, and, regardless of attempting exhausting to maintain them alive, many individuals have brief lived relationships with their flora, just because they simply didn’t have the precise instruments and knowledge to maintain them thriving. That’s why we created the brand new app known as Planta, to allow anybody, however notably plant novices, to maintain their assortment of home and backyard vegetation at optimum well being.

To do that, we geared up the Planta app with all the required instruments a brand new plant father or mother would possibly want. These embrace:

  1. Plant Identifier

Planta’s in-app plant identifier can determine 90% of all identified plant species. The consumer merely takes an image of their plant, which is submitted in-app, after which Planta immediately reveals the identify of the plant, offering data on the plant itself, in addition to in-depth care directions. This instrument is especially useful for brand spanking new plant dad and mom, those that have been gifted vegetation and aren’t certain precisely find out how to look after them, or these with pets (who must verify whether or not a plant is perhaps poisonous for his or her furry buddy).

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Begonia Byway artist Hattie Molloy
  1. Good Care Reminders

For these new to plant possession and not sure of find out how to finest care for his or her vegetation, Planta gives good care reminders, primarily based on the precise necessities for every plant, relying on the setting it’s in. This features a good watering schedule which is tailor-made to the wants of every plant and notifies customers when it’s time to fertilise, mist, clear, and repot, all with a easy in-app notification.

  1. Mild Meter
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Planta’s in-app gentle meter additionally helps customers higher perceive which vegetation are appropriate for his or her house or workplace environments, primarily based on the completely different gentle circumstances inside every room. A typical error is to fail to match vegetation with an acceptable stage of sunshine: some vegetation preferring shade; others thriving solely in daylight. Planta’s gentle meter instrument solves this downside guaranteeing that customers not must guess.

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  1. Dr. Planta

Lastly, Dr. Planta is our plant prognosis instrument for unwell vegetation. From yellow leaves to brown spots, it may be exhausting to determine what’s making your plant wilt. Nevertheless, a fast chat will allow Planta to determine any plant points and, as soon as a prognosis has been confirmed, share a therapy plan with the consumer. If the case is especially sophisticated or extreme, customers are redirected to one of many Planta in-house plant specialists who will have the ability to determine the difficulty and assist your vegetation to thrive as soon as extra.

Whether or not you’re a plant newbie or a green-fingered veteran, Planta is right here to assist. Anybody can obtain Planta from the Apple App Retailer or Google Play Retailer without cost. The free model of Planta gives customers entry to a number of the app’s key options, together with the flexibility so as to add their houseplants to the app, verify our personalised care data, and entry the good water schedule. For customers eager to take plant possession to the subsequent stage, make sure to strive Planta’s premium subscription.