10 Best Cacti/ Succulent Plant to Decorate your Space
We already know how plants can immediately lift our mood and spread positive vibes across our homes, if, decorated properly. These are some of the indoor plants that will require minimal space and will make your space lively.
1. Barrel Cactus
This plant can be the best for you if you have just begun gardening as it requires very less care. They should be kept in the warmest room which has most of the bright sunlight. It usually requires sand with topsoil, perlite, and compost. It doesn’t require watering in winter and for summers just once a week will suffice.
These fascinating plants are widely popular as living stones as they take the shape, size, and color of the stones surrounding them. For growth it requires full sun and can easily survive without water for a long period however it does need a little fertilizer. For cold regions growing living stones will be suitable and for hot regions a potting mix with some sand is a good choice.
This plant can only be grown indoors if it receives a minimum of 6 hours of direct sunlight daily. They are fast-growing plans which require barely any care. They look stunning in a variety of colors which make them look like flowers. They are known for their unique appearance and fairly small size.
This is another eye-pleasing blooming flower that is edible and widely consumed. It is also known as an ornamental garden plant. It needs dry conditions to grow and does best in direct sunlight. It likes rocky fast draining soil. The plant flowers are in numerous colors like red, yellow, white, etc.
5. Tillandsia Ionantha
Tillandsia ionantha also known as sky plant is best suited for your kitchens and bathrooms as they prefer a humid environment. It just needs frequent misting, about 2-3 times a week. If kept under good conditions they will show brilliant flowers once a year.
6. Tillandsia Aeranthos
This plant, too, loves the sun but direct sunlight tends to damage it, hence, it should be placed in an area of filtered sunlight. It is advised that soaking its leaves for 15 minutes once a week can help it to bloom at a fast pace instead of misting.
7. Moon Cactus
It is one of the best and most infamous plants to grow inside your space because of its vibrant colors and simplicity to grow. You can use potting mix for succulents and cacti as it contains the perfect ratio of ingredients for good drainage.
8. Jade Plant
They are considered a symbol of good looks as it’s very simple to take care of them. water your jade plant when the top of the soil is just dry to the touch and never let your plant dry out completely. Also, they need full sun to grow properly.
9. Aloe Vera
It is a very popular medicinal plant with antioxidant and antibacterial properties and grows in hot and dry climates. It can easily tolerate infrequent watering Plant aloe in a terracotta pot with well-drained dirt. Your best bet is to mix equal parts sand and potting soil or buy a special succulent mix.
10. Zebra Cactus
It is a common household succulent reaching up to 5 to 8 inches only in height and is perfect for beginners. “Zebra Plant” will produce small offsets, sprouting up around the base of the plant. Simply pull these up and allow the offsets to dry for one to two days before replanting in well-draining soil.
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