There are limitless reasons to adopt a houseplant. Whether you’re looking to spruce up your living space or just to reduce stress, a houseplant can come to your rescue. Not only do they add to your decor, but they have additional benefits such as purifying the air quality and medicinal properties. Most Indoor plants don’t need sunlight in abundance and do fairly well with bright and Indirect sources.
We have compiled a list of the best indoor plants for you, along with care tips for them. It doesn’t matter if you’re a novice gardener or pro gardener, you’re sure to find something to your liking from the selection below.
Monstera, a tropical plant native to Central America is well known for its natural leaf holes. It is easy to maintain but requires a lot of space and can grow up to 8 feet in height. You can water it once a week when you notice the soil has fairly dried out. Indirect sunlight is ideal for this plant to thrive. Monstera fenestration (leaves with holes) happens when the plant reaches a height of 3 feet. For more, read this article on monstera varieties you can decorate your house with.
Spider plant is one of the most sought-after indoor plants for its air-purifying quality. It is super easy to grow. Even though it can survive in lower light conditions, bright indirect light is preferred for it to thrive. You can water it once a week while keeping the soil slightly moist.
Money plant not only improves air quality but is also known to attract wealth and positivity. These plants with heart-shaped leaves are exceptionally easy to maintain. Bright and indirect sunlight is ideal for it to grow. You need to water it once a week but make sure you don’t overflood the plant.
Philodendron Xanadu is an exotic plant that originated in Brazil. It is easy to take care of and doesn’t need a lot of space. You can place it in a spot with medium indirect light. Thorough and regular watering is good for the plant. However, you need to let the soil dry slightly before you water it again.
A flowering plant that is beautiful and tender, the Peace lily is commonly gifted to show sympathy and care. It is a low-maintenance tropical house plant that can also grow in water alone. It needs low to bright, filtered light to survive. You can water it once a week when you notice the top inch of the soil feels dry.
Stromanthe Triostar is a gorgeous plant with broad, colored leaves that will dazzle up any room you place it in. It can be moderately difficult to maintain and needs extra care. Bright, indirect light is ideal for this plant to thrive. You can water it once a week to ensure the soil is moist but not soggy. Use distilled water or rainwater preferably to water this plant.
Areca Palm’s elegant leaves which grow outwards in a curved manner are sure to add a tropical vibe to your living space. It is a fairly low-maintenance plant. Bright, filtered sunlight is well suited for this plant, but it can also tolerate direct sunlight. Water the plant when the top layer of the soil looks dry. Don’t overwater it, as it can’t survive waterlogging.
Native to Eastern Africa, the ZZ plant is popular for being an indestructible houseplant. A non-demanding plant, it is easy to maintain. Medium to bright indirect sunlight is ideal for this plant to grow. Water it once every 2 weeks.
Syngonium is an easily recognizable plant due to its distinguishable leaves in the shape of a spade. It thrives in bright filtered sunlight. You can water it twice a week while keeping the soil moist.
So, flex your green thumb by adopting one of these plants without leaving your house. After all, there is nothing more rewarding than watching your adopted plant grow before your eyes!