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What are the Best Unkillable Indoor Plants?

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A person who is a plant lover or greenery lover looks to find ways to make his/her home look beautiful. It is not everyone’s cup of tea to maintain plants or a garden in a proper manner. Many factors like cost, time, and maintenance come into the picture to take care of plants or a garden.

Most of them engage with some other activity in daily life and forget to take care of their lovely garden or plants. Yet they want more greenery at their location. For such people, indoor plants are the best option. They are of low cost and easily maintained in quick time.

Moreover, they add greenery to the place. Home looks beautiful and spreads positivity with fresh air. They can survive in sunlight. But one may be confused to decide which indoor plants are perfect.

To clear the confusion below are the top 9 indoor plants in detail:

  • Pothos
  • African Violets:
  • Snake plant
  • Bamboo palm
  • Rubber plant
  • Cactus
  • Peace Lily
  • Swiss cheese plant
  • Lucky Bamboo

Pothos

Pothos

The other name for Pothos is Devils Ivy. This is a fast-growing vine tree. These plant leaves are shiny with wax and heart-shaped. Hanging baskets or cuttings in a glass vase can be used to place this plant. The best place is hanging near the ceiling which adds fashion and a great view to the house.

It requires low maintenance and is super resilient. They require watering once in two weeks which is an easy thing to do. They prefer low sunlight and helps in removing benzene, formaldehyde from the air.

African Violets

African Violets

The color of the plant can create a great ambiance at home at a low cost. Violet color is very extravagant which can outshine any color. This plant is very easy to maintain as it requires watering once a week. Busy people can buy this plant to add some fashion to their indoor. It prefers filtered sunlight that means they are not exposed to sunlight to save the leaves from fading their color.

Snake Plant

Snake Plant

This plant is one of the small plants among the best indoor plants. The size of the plant is an advantage as it can fit at any corner of the room. The word snake is because of the thick yellow green-colored leaves which are vertical from the soil.

It is available at low cost and low maintenance. The plant being succulent does not require water regularly. Be assured when to water the plant or be ready to see your beautiful snake plant die. It is small but effective. Do not overwater the plants.

Bamboo Palm

Bamboo Palm

This plant is one of the largest indoor plants available in the market. It is perfectly suitable for people who love the tropical island atmosphere. The long palm leaves can create the same ambiance at your place and affordable cost.

The only requirement is space as leaves consume more space. If there is no space issue go for it and convert your home to an island. It is very easy to maintain. It requires watering between 1-3 times a week. Make sure that the plants are not exposed to direct sunlight. Repotting of the plants is required because of large fairy leaves.

Rubber Plant

Rubber Plant

This plant has green, purple-colored leaves. It looks like the original rubber quality, but it is not a real one. One might be confused when he/she looks from far. This plant can be used at any corner of the home which changes the view of that corner. It is known as a rubber plant because of the unmistakable rubber texture on the leaves of the plant.

It is easy to maintain as they require optimal care. They are almost indestructible like original rubber. They favor warm conditions but are not exposed to direct sunlight. Watering for this plant is only when the soil is dry. Pruning leaves is done occasionally. The best season for pruning is the spring season.

Cactus

Cactus

It is a classic example of indoor plants which bring fashion and charm to the home. One of the most sold and used indoor plants. They are available in various kinds and aesthetics. They are available from small to large. Aloe vera from cactus is used for healthy purposes.

This is added advantage for cactus lovers. They have a thorn-like structure but are effective. The care mechanism for cactus depends on the type of purchase. For all cacti, watering is done once a week. During cold, it is done 2 times a week. They favor warm places but do not like exposure to direct sunlight.

Peace Lily

Peace Lily

The name itself speaks for this indoor plant. It creates a calm and peaceful environment at the place where they are placed. The plant produces beautiful lily flowers which bring natural fragrance across the room. A perfect indoor plant for home or any work location. Moreover, they reduce the level of ammonia from air to make air more purifiers.

This is one kind of indoor plant that can survive for a longer period without water. Although to keep them healthy watering of the plant should be once a week. They are a super low-maintenance indoor plant. It can live in little-dark areas where it can get light through filtered sunlight. Never exposed them to direct sunlight.

Swiss Cheese Plant

Swiss Cheese Plant

It is also known as the Monstera Deliciosa plant. One can get confused after listening to the name and end up losing a beautiful indoor plant. Just look at the plant which has leaves with a feature distinctive pattern. Because of the pattern which looks like Swiss cheese they are called Swiss-cheese plants. They have broad green leaves.

A perfect eye-catching plant that can change the ambiance of your home or workplace. It is mildly toxic.  As they release position from the leaves when they are squeezed it is better to place them at a place where children are far from it. It should not be exposed to direct sunlight and place in a warm place. Watering once a week is good for the plant’s growth. When the top layer of soil is dry one can water the plant. It is a great feast for the eyes.

Final Words

Most of them engage with some other activity in daily life and forget to take care of their lovely garden or plants. Yet they want more greenery at their location. For such people, indoor plants are the best option. These plants are small yet effective.

They are of low cost and easily maintained in quick time. Moreover, they add greenery to the place. Home looks beautiful and spreads positivity with fresh air. They can survive in sunlight.

Some of the best indoor plants are Pothos, African Violets, Snake plant, Bamboo palm, Rubber plant, Cactus, Peace Lily, Swiss cheese plant, Lucky Bamboo.

These plants are for serious plant lovers as it is of low maintenance and cost. They create a great ambiance at your place on a low budget.

Sandy Jensen
Sandy Jensen is the founder of OrganizeWithSandy and Works with Champalimaud Design where she curates and creates fresh ideas for designing and styling your life.

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