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Easiest indoor plants to care for

The easiest and low maintenance house plants.
People often ask me to recommend house plants that are easy to care for and that don’t die easy. People most often want some greenery indoors that is low maintenance and do not require a lot of attention. So i am creating a list of plants with pictures and some information about them that you can see that will make it easier for you to see which plants i am talking about and also to determine what plant is best for you.

Dracaena Snake plant

Snake Plant (Dracaena trifasciata)

Common names: Mother-in-law’s tongue.
Growing conditions: Low to bright indirect light.
Watering: Water when almost fully dry.
Poisonous: Mildly toxic

Zamioculcas

ZZ-Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

Common names: Zanzibar gem, ZZ plant, Zuzu plant.
Growing conditions: Low to bright indirect light.
Watering: Water when fully dry, you can even forget to water it a few times and it will still thrive.
Poisonous: Yes

Chlorophytum

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Common names: Airplane plant, St. Bernard’s lily, spider ivy.
Growing conditions: Indirect light. Direct sunlight will burn leaves.
Watering: Wants even moisture, but is forgiving if you forget to water.
Poisonous: No

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Elephant bush (Portulacaria afra)

Common names: Elephant bush, Dwarf jade plant, Porkbush.
Growing conditions: Bright indirect to full sunlight.
Watering: Water when fully dry. Even possible to forget watering a few times.
Poisonous: No

Money plant

Jade plant (Crassula ovata)

Common names: Lucky plant, money plant or money tree.
Growing conditions: Indirect light. Direct sunlight will burn leaves.
Watering: Water when almost fully dry.
Poisonous: Mildly toxic

Epipremnum

Pathos (Epipremnum aureum)

Common names: Golden pothos, Ceylon creeper, Hunter’s robe.
Growing conditions: Indirect light.
Watering: Water when almost fully dry.
Poisonous: Mildly toxic

Aloe

Aloe vera (Aloe vera)

Common names: Burn Aloe, First Aid Plant.
Growing conditions: Bright to indirect sunlight.
Watering: Water when almost fully dry.
Poisonous: Mildly toxic, But also many healing properties.

Calathea

Prayer plant (Calathea)

Common names: Ten Commandments, Prayer plant.
Growing conditions: Low to bright indirect sunlight.
Watering: Water when almost fully dry. Water more in bright locaction
Poisonous: No

Dracaena

Dragon Tree (Dracaena spp.)

Common names: Cornstalk Plant, Dragon plant.
Growing conditions: Low to bright indirect sunlight.
Watering: Water when almost fully dry, but water properly when watered.
Poisonous: Yes

Ficus elastica - Rubber plant

Rubber plant (Ficus elastica)

Common names: Rubber fig, Rubber bush, Rubber tree.
Growing conditions: Medium bright indirect to full sunlight.
Watering: Water when almost dry. Slightly dry to the touch. Don’t water it to much.
Poisonous: Yes


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