Easy To Keep Indoor Plants

corner of living room with house plants

If you want to start growing indoor plants, take a look at this list that we have collected for you. You may have tried it some time, and before the first failure you have given up. You have to persevere but wisely. Choose easy-to-grow, low-maintenance plants like these and your chances of success will increase tremendously.

Originally from Madagascar, Xerosicyos danguyi, commonly known as the coin plant, is a succulent belonging to the Cucurbit family. It is a tenacious climber that needs direct sun, a lot of heat and well-drained soils.

The Crassula ovata or jade tree is a well-known and widely cultivated crassulacea. Little water in summer and less in winter, well-drained soil and indirect light are its main needs. When it receives direct sunlight, its green leaves take on a reddish or brown colour, but the plant is still great.

Oxalis triangularis or false oxalis is an endemic plant from Brazil. You need a few hours of direct sunlight each day and high temperatures. You also need a regular potting soil, good drainage, and let the soil dry out between waterings.

Zamioculca, Zamioculcas zamiifolia, is native to Tanzania and Zanzibar. Easy to grow and slow-growing, it is a plant that needs indirect light and soil rich in humus and with good drainage. Water only when the soil is dry.

The hanging rosary or balls, Senecio rowleyanus, is, due to its type of growth, ideal for hanging baskets and pots. You just have to try not to overdo it with watering. Indirect light is good for preserving the green colour of its leaves since direct sunlight makes them take on a more reddish colour.

The tillandsias are very easy plants to care for, take their nourishment from the air being air plants, and are very decorative. Here we see how they have been combined with hedgehog skeletons to simulate original jellyfish.

Sedum morganianum, also popularly known as donkey’s tail or sheep’s tail, is a succulent that is also very decorative due to its original structure and type of growth. Direct light, as long as it is not excessive, and medium temperature. And be very careful with watering so as not to overdo it.

The angel wing or rabbit ear cactus, Opuntia microdasys, is a very low maintenance cactus. A lot of light and water only when the substrate is dry is the only thing he asks of us.

The aloe vera needs no introduction. We will take care of the soil to choose for him, a cactus type substrate, and we will try to water respecting his needs. It is very easy to grow and very tolerant when it comes to caring.

The Philodendron cordatum is a tropical vine that is widely used for hanging baskets and pots. Avoiding the direct sun and having the soil always slightly moist are its basic needs.

Danny Loring

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