Turn your home in a good world of green energy with a touch of green. Check out these hardy indoor plants which are very easy to care for.
Do you want make your house full of plants but you are a beginner in the matter or are not constant in their care, these hardy indoor plants can be your best partners. It will also take care of your health and your home!
The hardy best indoor plants
The African violet being one of the most resistant indoor plants. When placed in a sheltered place and exposed to sunlight, it is more than likely to flower more than once a year. Since it is a native desert plant, there is no need to water it much and never wet it on top. Put a little water in the bottom dish and let it soak in.
In addition to being one of the most widely used flowers in bouquets and flower centers today, the Anthurium is one of the most resilient, easy to maintain and grateful indoor plants. Since it blooms almost all year round, and is always beautiful. For this, it requires indirect light, keeping the soil moist (not waterlogged), and spraying water on the leaves so that they do not dry out.
Known as the Adam’s Rib because of its ribbed leaves, the Monstera deliciosa is a climbing plant ideal for low light situations. Native to the lush rain forest, it can survive in very low light. It likes humidity, although not waterlogging.
Sansevieria, also known as Mother-in-law’s Tongue or Snake Plant thanks to its long, sharp leaves, this plant survives in extreme conditions and almost everyone loves it. You can find it in an old cabin or in a modern design house. It needs almost no care and, during the winter, it does not need to be watered. To keep it growing upright and prevent its leaves from falling off, they prefer small pots and planters to large, loose ones.
The Weeping Fig and all varieties of figs have reigned in homes for years. Why is that? Well, because with very little care and no capacity to take care of the plants you have a green and leafy corner at home. Only water when the soil is no longer wet and is not waterlogged.
Cactus and Crasses
Both cactus and fat or succulent plants are the queens of resistant plants. Because they originate in deserts and areas with extreme conditions, they require very little, if any, care. They only need to be located in sunny areas or with the most exposure to the sun, and prefer to be watered little or not at all.
Devil’s Ivy has been one of the most grateful houseplants in history. It requires almost no care, and can survive on water alone. Just put a stem with one end in a container of water that will gradually develop roots and grow like nothing happened. It can survive for months.
The spider plant known as bad mothers because they take out their buds on hanging stems as if they were being thrown out of the pot, is one of the many plants found in almost all grandmothers’ homes. Varieties with edged leaves require more light than those that are completely green. They will hold up almost anywhere, from the sunniest to the shadiest.
A plant with bright green leaves and white flowers reminiscent of water lilies, which also cleans air. According to specialists, it is capable to filter and retain the toxic elements in the air. Light and lime-free water are best if you don’t want the leaf tips to dry out.
The tillandsia, also known as bromeliad, a plant of the bromeliad family related to the typical air carnation hanging from many balconies. They live well both indoors and outside and require a lot of light, avoiding direct sunshine. It requires almost no watering, just spraying the leaves two or three times a week and occasionally adding a little fertilizer to that water.
Crown of thorns
It is another of those lifelong plants that have been left out of many homes, but is literally still worshipped in others. Besides being very hardy, this plant has a beautiful bloom if you are in a very sunny place.
Aspidistra as the perfect indoor plant to be used by inexperienced hands because it grows anywhere you put it and usually does not present problems of common pests. Also, this plant is ideal for areas with little light, such as hallways and corridors, because it is better not to be exposed to direct sun. For a more elegant effect, you can prune some leaves and give the plant a shine.
Its small leaves and its hanging aspect make it a climbing plant in origin. You should water it regularly, but minimize watering in winter. If you spray its leaves with water regularly, they will look better.
The Crassula ovata has been known as jade tree because its fleshy green leaves. This plant requires no care and can live both indoors and outside, in pots or on the ground. It is virtually immortal.
16. Christmas Cactus or Santa Teresita
It is known as the Christmas cactus or Santa Teresita and is very appreciated for the beautiful flowers that grow on the tips of its stems around Christmas, even though it can bloom almost all year round. Most common color of the flowers is pink, with red and white flower varieties. If it doesn’t bloom, maybe because it is not getting enough light. Place it next to a sunny window.
The Dragon Tree is ideal as an exotic and natural addition to any corner of the house. But, be careful if you have pets, as its leaves can be toxic to both dogs and cats. It can withstand almost all light conditions. Just water them when the soil is dry and not waterlogged.
One other very hardy and popular indoor plant dracaena is the Brazilwood. This plant likes well-lit environments, although better with indirect sun. And as with the thin-leafed dracaena, you should only water it when the soil is dry and not waterlogged.
The Living Room Palm or Camadorea is a small palm tree that is easy to maintain, making it a winner on the podium for hardy indoor plants. In addition, thanks to its small size, it allows to have a palm tree inside the house without needing much space. It can withstand almost any type of exposure. It also needs moderate watering, as well as allowing the top layer of soil to dry out between waterings.
The Kalanchoe is another raw plant very appreciated for the few cares it requires, because unlike other succulent plants, it has an abundant and colorful flowering. It needs luminous environments and a moderate watering, letting dry the superficial layer of the ground between waterings.
This succulent plant, besides having an infinite number of properties, can thrive in almost any environment and exposure. Like all other crass plants, don’t spend too much time watering it, especially from autumn to spring.