House plants have become increasingly popular in recent years and for good reason. Studies have shown that plants are an amazing environmental mood booster, increase productivity, concentration, and creativity, clean the air in your home, and even reduce colds. Weather you’re a plant beginner or just looking to expand your collection, these are some great house plants for everyone!
1. Jade Plant
Jade plants are an easy to care for plant. They typically need to be watered once a week and do best in full sun.
2. Snake Plant
A good beginner plant, the Snake Plant does well in medium light, and only needs watered when its soil is fully dry. The snake plant is especially great indoors because it purifies the air in your home! According to The Sill, snake plants can filter benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, and toluene from the air.
3. Aloe Vera Plant
The Aloe Vera plant is a sun-loving plant perfect for your windowsill. Aloe is easy to care for and amazing for beauty lovers because you can use the aloe directly from the plant!
4. Birds Nest Fern
A low to medium light plant, the Bird’s Nest Fern only needs watered weekly. They thrive best in humid environments. This is a great houseplant for animal lover because it’s pet friendly!
The Philodendron does well in low to medium light and is a great plant for beginners! Its trailing leaves that can grow up to 10 feet long make it the perfect plant for a macrame hanger.
6. ZZ Plant
The ZZ Plant does the best in a low light environment, so its perfect if you are looking to spruce up a space with no or smaller windows. These plants are very dry tolerant, making them a perfect low-maintenance plant. The ZZ Plant means prosperity and friendship, so it is also a great gift!
7. Spider Plant
The spider plant’s unique look makes it a great plant to do double duty as décor in any room. They also work well as hanging plants or on a high shelf. Spider plants do well with evenly moist soil and need bright or medium light.
8. Rubber Tree
For those looking for a big plant that’s easy to take care of, a rubber tree is a great option. The plant can grow up to 8 feet tall but will stay shrub like if pruned. It needs watered weekly and does well in medium light.
9. Peace Lilly
For those looking for a blooming house plant, the Peace Lilly is a match! The plant has beautiful white blooms and is easy to grow. They do best in low humidity and low light and thrive when their soil is kept moist.
10. Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree
Another one for those searching for a large plant, the large leafed tree is great indoors. This tree likes bright to medium light and its soil should be a little dry before watering.
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