Having plants is a great way to spruce up your house. Not only does it add color to your room, but it also makes it feel warm and inviting. But let’s be real– most people barely know anything about plants, let alone have any idea where to start. Some people probably decided to jump into the bandwagon without knowing anything about it.
Plant enthusiast or not, some plants can thrive in almost any condition. So, if you’re interested in becoming a plant lover, here are a couple of sturdy indoor plants that you can add to your home.
Snake plants are low-maintenance plants known to survive droughts. Thus, making it perfect for beginner plant enthusiasts who want to try out relaxing garden room interiors. Aside from its attractive irregular green banding found in its leaves, snake plants can filter out harmful chemicals like xylene and formaldehyde. These chemicals can be detrimental to a person’s health, especially when exposed for prolonged periods.
Aralia Fabian’s beauty comes from its thin speckled branches and thick trunk with foliage shaped like a pancake. If you’re planning to have one in your home, you need to place the plant in a pot with a drainage hole. Then, water it until you can see the water coming out in the base tray. Remember not to overwater your plant or else it’ll wither. The only time you’ll need to water it again is if the top two inches of the soil become entirely dry.
Monstera Deliciosa is one of the most sought-after plants these days because of its Instagrammable leaves. But don’t let its beautiful foliage fool you. Monstera Deliciosa plant is easy to propagate and manage. All you need to do is water it every one to two weeks, and it’ll survive. What’s great about it is that you can place it in an area that doesn’t get any sunlight to thrive.
Pothos is another sturdy plant known for its trailing vines. Like Monstera Deliciosa, it also thrives in low light conditions and is an excellent pick for people who claim to have a ‘black thumb.’ It’s also easy to grow and propagate even in water. It can also filter benzene and xylene, among other chemicals, which is similar to the snake plant.
If you’re rarely at home for hours, one plant that you can choose is the Dracaena. It can quickly adapt to any lighting condition and even prefers to stay away from direct sun. It can also thrive well with indoor temperature and can also purify the air. A few of the toxins that it can remove include formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.
Ready your shovels!
Taking care of plants indoors can be scary, especially for beginners. But as you go along, you’ll learn a lot of things about them, which will help you manage them better in the future. So, don’t let your fear stop you from taking care of these beautiful floras. Grab your mini shovels now and start planting!