Too much water, too little water, too much sunlight, no light at all, yellow leaves, pruning… we’ve heard it all. We understand it’s hard for some to understand what different plants need. We know you are pressed for time and can’t spend so much time only to decipher what the plant needs, forget caring for it.
Here’s a little something for you. Green thumb or black thumb - Worry not! Here is a list of 10 plants you just cannot destroy. No matter how hard you try!
Commonly known as Painted Tongue, Tailflower, Flamingo flower and Laceleaf, Anthurium is a luxurious flowering pot plant with plenty of foliage, beautiful to look at and easy to keep.
Native to the Americas, the Anthurium is a rugged, strong plant with a stylish air making it attractive and a timeless beauty that you can’t stop admiring.
The bright ted, hearth shaped blooms on Anthuriums are the most striking part of the plant and these last almost forever with very little care. They do best in bright indirect sunlight and like their roots consistently moist but not wet. So water them only when they really need it.
Paschira aquatic, commonly known as Money Tree plant or Malabar Chestnut is a good luck Feng-Shui plant. Known to bring in good luck and prosperity, the Money Tree plant is a popular houseplant because of its benefits and easy care.
Native to the wetlands of Central and Southern America, the Money Tree is available across the world specially in the Bonsai form. This fascinating plant has a central trunk made of 1, 3, 5 or more stems, which are often braided together.
These trees do well in full or partial sunlight but must stay indoors. You like their roots moist but not all the time. A break between two waterings is good for them.
Aloe Vera is a succulent plant that grows wild in tropical climates across the world. Cultivated with agricultural and medicinal purposes, Aloe does well as a decorative houseplant.
Often called the ‘miracle plant’ or ‘natural healer’, Aloe Vera is a plant of many surprises. Besides adding a nice touch to your homes, this plant boasts a wide range of health benefits.
An easy to care for plant, all that the Aloe Vera plant really needs is a room with bright light and some water once a week or maybe even once in two weeks.
Pothos also known as Devil’s Ivy is arguably the easiest houseplant to grow. They are attractive, durable and easy to grow vines that have smooth heart shaped leaves with distinctive marbling alternating with splashes of golden. You really can’t go wrong with this plant. Pothos are no fuss plants that aren’t picky of where they are kept indoors. They can take bright light as well as dim light or no light. Just don’t keep them under strong direct sunlight. They can live in dry soil if you neglect them and wet soil if you over water them. They are almost like a dream come true when it comes to maintaining indoor plants.
Sansevieria commonly known as Snake Plant because of the shape of its leaves or Mother-in-laws Tongue because of their sharpness is an evergreen perennial plant. Used predominantly for ornamental purposes, it is a truly remarkable and striking easy care houseplant with undisputable qualities.
Even if everything else fails, you can’t go wrong with growing a MILT Sansevieria. It can tolerate bright sun as well as low light and can stay without water for almost 2 weeks. This plant prefers dry air and soil. A delight for beginners, but even seasoned gardeners love this accent plants dramatic, sword shaped leaves.
Spathiphyllum, commonly known as Peace Lilies or Spath, are native to tropical regions of Americas and Southeast Asia. Peace Lilies can grow upto 16 inches and are very common houseplants because they are easy to grow.
These plants are almost impossible to kill, and they add such lush, vibrant greenery to the home. They do not need large amounts of water or light to survive. Peace lilies are literally known to tell when they need something. Their leaves will tend to droop and that is a clear indication that they need water. Just understanding their indications will help you avoid over watering or underwatering them.
Jade Plant also referred to as the Friendship Tree is a succulent plant with small pink or white flowers. Native to South Africa, the Jade plant is a common house plant worldwide.
The jade plant is an evergreen with thick branches. It has thick, shiny, smooth, leaves that grow in opposing pairs along the branches. Leaves are a rich jade green, although some may appear to be more of a yellow-green.
Jade plants are easy going and become more beautiful with age. They go dormant if they don’t get enough water and if they do get water they begin to rehydrate and grow. The Jade plant can do with indirect light and little water.
Philodendron plants are popular, tolerant and durable indoor plants. The name is derived from the Greek words philo- or "love, affection" and dendron or "tree" and are popularly known as Tree-Lovers plant. . Philodendrons are easy to care for. If you watch for signals, these plants will tell you exactly what they need. These plants are great for first time plant owners also as they are no fuss plants with an ability to survive in neglect and adhverse conditions and adapt readily to home/ office environments. The leaves are usually large and imposing and are borne alternately on the stem.
The Philodendron generally likes low light and dry conditions so don’t over water them.
Succulent plants, also known as fat plants store water in some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy. Succulents are grown as ornamental plants because of their striking and unique appearance. They are famous as an ornamental plants as they are uniquely beautiful and nearly undestructable. These plants have adapted to survive arid conditions throughout the world.
Wildly popular these days for their diverse beauty, and also for their drought-resistant qualities, succulents are a must-have for just about everyone.
This low-maintenance plant requires very little watering, as it’s not a fan of having continually moist soil. Keep your succulents in bright, indirect light, and water whenever the soil looks completely dry. Its as easy as that!
Zamioculcas Zamifolia or Zanzibar Gem or ZZ plant is a tropical perennial plant native to eastern Africa. The ZZ plant is a virtually undestructable house plant that can take monthas and months of neglect, low light and still look amazing always. ZZ plant stems grow in a graceful, wand-like shape that are thick at the base and then taper out. The fleshy oval shaped leaves around the stem make them look like stylized feathers. The ZZ Plant is stylish, attractive and easy to care for. Because of its unique respirational cycle it produces more oxygen then other plants, hence work as an Oxygenator.