Top 10 cheap indoor plants for beginners in India
Do you cherish plants but don’t have a lot of time to focus on them?
I can understand. As time is passing, we are getting busier and busier with our lifestyles making it stressful and hectic. If your busy schedule doesn’t give you much time, low-maintenance indoor plants are the best option.
Here are the top 10 low-maintenance plants that might help you for making your space greener.
1. Peace Lily Plant
Peace lily plant has sparkly leaves with white flowers that add a layer of harmony and peace to your home. As per NASA, the peace lily plant is perhaps the best plant which is a wonderful air purifier. It is an easy-to-grow houseplant with low maintenance. You can keep it in your restroom or at other shady places.
2. Lucky Bamboo Plant
Lucky bamboo attracts good luck and prosperity, and its presence brightens up the mood. It is a perfect gift for a houseplant. You can plant this plant in water also which requires minimal care, just you need to change the water after 10-12 days.
3. Areca Palm
The areca palm is a slow-growing plant and makes a great addition indoors. This plant is also known as butterfly palm and is quite known because of its low maintenance. It also has cooling properties which make the temperature cool in summer.
4. Spider Plant
The spider plant has its name because its leaves dangle down and forms a structure like a spider web. Leaves are escorted with white and green striping. Spider plants eliminate xylene and formaldehyde from the air which improves the air quality. These are low-maintenance plants, and you can use them as a hanging planters to decorate your house.
5. Money Plant
Money plant is the most popular choice among indoor plants. It brings home good wealth, good luck, and fortune. It has large heart shape leaves with a shiny surface. It’s a low-maintenance and wonderful gift to give someone. You can plant a different variety of money plants as the black money plant or marble money plant.
The philodendron is a beautiful plant that has striking leaves. It’s a low-maintenance plant and it could make a wonderful houseplant. The plant needs medium bright indirect light and thus makes it best suitable for planting indoors.
7. Anthurium Chocolate Plant
Anthurium chocolate plant is known for its lush leaves (which give you a jungle feel in your home) and long life. It can range from a light pink color to dark pink color. These plants are best suitable for semi-shade or shaded areas and need low maintenance. Water the plant when you feel the top soil is dry.
8. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is a popular plant known for its health and cultural benefits. The leaves of aloe vera are green, thick, and fleshy. Many of our cosmetic products including lotion, beverages, and ointments for sunburn contain aloe vera. This plant is also used to decorate your house (indoors as well as outdoors).
9. ZZ Plant
The Zamioculcas zamiifolia plant is referred to as the ZZ plant. It is a popular houseplant as it is immune to pests and diseases. It has shiny, waxy, oval–shaped leaves that shoot upwards and grows quickly. It’s a drought tolerant plant with low maintenance.
10. Calathea Roseopicta
Calathea Roseopicta plant is an eye-catching plant with unique red-purple leaves and feathery border patterns that looks like hand-painted leaves. The colored stripes tend to whiten with age. It needs well-drain – moisture-driven soil.
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