If you’re a plant lover and want to make your home greener indoors, then consider having several outdoor plants in your household. It adds bright areas to your home and it is said that indoor plants help purify the air in your home. There are several indoor plants that you can buy so it can be difficult to decide what plants would be best to have in your home. This article will go over ten plants that would be a winner in your household.
#1: Chinese Evergreen
The Chinese Evergreen is good for those that don’t have a lot of light in their home or are gone a lot with the lights out as the plant does not need much light to flourish. The plant needs to get kept in a warm area and the leaves will turn brown or black in cold atmospheres. We suggest that you make sure the soil is dry between each watering to avoid killing the plant.
#2: Cactus Combo Bonsai
Cacti is a great addition to the home because it doesn’t need that much care. If you’re away a lot, disabled, or simply want something low maintenance, then get a Cactus Combo Bonsai. The cactus needs lots of light and little to no water in winter (they go dormant in winter). They grow 6 to 8 inches high so you don’t have to worry about them taking up a lot of room.
#3: Cast Iron Plant
It may have an interesting name for a plant but the Cast Iron Plant is an easy plant to take care of and an ideal indoor plant. It requires low light, can handle drafts and is known for being the most cold tolerate indoor plant.
#4: Snake Plant
The plant name may sound a little creepy but it’s a good plant to have if you have a lot of bugs in your area. It is bug resistant and requires low light. It prefers a warm environment and you have to be careful not to over water it or it will start rotting.
#5: African Violet
The African Violet is one of the most well known indoor plants. They stay small, need only a little bit of sun daily, and you need to make sure the soil is moist at all times (though not overly so). You can buy the plants with different flower colors such as purple, pink, white, etc.
#6: Spider Plant
The Spider Plant is good for those that would like a plant hanging from their ceiling. It is an easy to grow plant and requires indirect sunlight. The soil needs to be somewhat moist at all times.
The Croton thrives in a brightly lit location but is able to survive in lower light areas for a short amount of time. The leaves will be brighter if they live in bright light. It does best in warm areas and needs its soil to be moderately moist.
#8: Marble Queen Pothos
Marble Queen Pothos is a plant that can take some abuse. So if you are the kind of person who forgets to water their plant, this is the plant for you. The plant can handle irregular watering. The plant needs to be kept in low light in a warm area.
It has a hard name to pronounce but the Dieffenbachia is another ideal house plant for those that want to add some greenery inside their home. The plant thrives in sunny or areas that are only slightly shady. It has a medium growth rate and the soil needs to be moist.
#10: Lady Palm
If you want something that is more like a tree in your home, then you should go with the Lady Palm. You plant it in a pot and its small enough that it can be in your home and not look out of place. It can tolerate cooler areas and the soil needs to be somewhat moist.