There are many benefits of having plants in your space, they help with air purification, improve your room’s cosiness, and can be a mood booster. But some people can’t manage to keep a plant alive. Here are ten houseplants that are so low maintenance that even you should be able to take care of them.
Aloe vera is one impressive indoor plant as it does not require frequent watering makes do with indirect sunlight. Too much exposure to direct sunlight could make its leaves brownish. You can place it by the window to receive lots of indirect sunlight.
The snake plant, also known as the mother-in-law’s tongue, is stylish and does well in low light and less airy environments, making it a great indoor plant.
Lavenders vibrant purple colour makes it a great indoor décor supplement. Lavender is an absolute beauty and does not need too much water to survive. It should be placed near a window, to receive some sunlight for about 5 hours for even growth. It is also a good idea to rotate the pot once in a while for uniform growth.
With Peace Lilies you get to choose among a variety of colours. You can have pink, white or purple, all of which have their unique aesthetic appeal. They do well in low sunlight, moist soil and room temperature.
Cactus is known to be dogged and adaptable. They rarely need to be watered and do very well in enclosed spaces. They are also unique and beautiful for indoor decoration.
Pothos are a good indoor plant option, however, they can irritate the skin and cause stomach upset if ingested. Be sure to keep away from pets and children. They only need indirect light and dry soil to survive. Due to their versatility, many people love to have them in their homes especially in the bathrooms. They look stunning dropping from a hanging planter.
Giving off a wildlife vibe, the spider plant is one of the most sought-after indoor plants. It works for air purification and doesn’t need direct sunlight or too much watering. They can be potted with soil or water.
Bird’s Nest Fern
Bird’s Nest Ferns purify the air from toxins like formaldehyde and xylene, which are present in most cleaning chemicals and some hairsprays. This characteristic as well as their affinity for humidity makes them great for bathrooms but they can be kept in any area of the home. They do not need direct sun exposure.
Succulents have very similar characteristics to cactus. They are easily adaptable and have strong fronds. They make good home accents and fit perfectly into terrariums.
If you tend forget to water your plants, rubber trees will serve you well. They do great without watering. However, you should expose them to a few hours of partial direct sunlight weekly as compensation because they love that. They also thrive better in spacious environments.
Maintaining indoor plants doesn’t have to cost you stress and time. Start a great indoor plant collection with any mix of these ten options and you won’t regret it.