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Best Indoor Plants to Grow

Introduction

Indoor plants are great because they don’t require much sunlight or water. They also look beautiful and add color to a room. When picking the right indoor plant for you home, there are many things to consider. The color, the scale, the location, and the ease of maintenance. No matter the level of your green thumb, there is an indoor plant for everyone!

What kind of plants should I plant inside my home?

When choosing the right indoor plant for your home, there are many things to consider. First and foremost, you must really think about how dedicated you are to taking care of your plants. If you know you’re on the busier side of things, no worries! There are many plants (listed below), that are great options for low maintenance, beautiful, homely plants. Just add water, a little bit of sunlight, and choose a great fertilizer, then you’re good to grow!

If you are not busy and can really dedicate your time to plants, then you’re also in luck! There are so many great options that might require a little bit more work than your usual plant, but overall they are fairly easy to get the hang of. Take the indoor Bonsai for example. This plant may not be considered low maintenance, but with the proper pruning, you will have a beautiful work of art in your home!

No matter the plant you choose, keep in mind that proper sunlight, watering, and using the right fertilizer are essential to plant health. If you want vibrant, beautiful leaves, stems, and buds then make sure you are giving your plant the essential food it deserves such as Pro Organic’s plant food.

Check out the list below to see some great indoor plant options!

Top 10 Indoor Plants

There are hundreds of varieties of indoor plants, but these are some of the best ones to grow indoors.

Image shows houseplant, Chlorophytum comosum or spider plants in a clear transparent jar.

1. Spider Plant

Spider plants are easy to care for and can be grown in small pots or hanging baskets. The leaves will turn from green to red as it matures. To make your Spider Plant grow and thrive, add some Pro Organic Fertilizer and your plant will be healthier than ever.

Image shows Peace Lilly's indoors.

2. Peace Lily

Peace lilies have long been used as houseplants, especially during World War II when many families had limited access to fresh produce. These beautiful plants have vibrant green leaves and a unique blossom at the top. These plants require little to no maintenance but do require sunlight. Place these next to a window and your Peace Lilly will Blossom.

Image shows three indoor snake plants

3. Snake Plant

Snake plants are known for their ability to thrive in low light conditions. They like bright indirect lighting, so if you live in an apartment, this is one plant that might work well for you.

Image shows a Boston Fern

4. Boston Fern

Boston ferns are very popular with people who want something different than what they see at the store. These ferns can grow up to three feet tall and can even survive outdoors.

Woman holding dracaena plant

5. Dracaena

Dracaenas are another type of plant that likes low-light conditions. They make attractive potted plants that can last for years.

 Image Credit: The Spruce / Adrienne Legault
Image Credit:  The Spruce / Adrienne Legault

6.Red Maranta Prayer Plant

Do you want a plant that is unique? One that is a great talking point? The Red Maranta plant is for you! Origonating from South America, this plant offers unique, red stripes on its lucious green leaves. This plant is easy to maintain and would be a great addition to your home!

Image shows woman holding a Fiddle Leaf Fig.

7. Fiddle Leaf Fig

Also known as Ficus lyrata, the Fiddle Leaf fig is a great and easy addition to your home. Place this plant near a window, water approximately once a week, and you’re good to go! The Fiddle Leaf Fig is arguably one of the easiest plants to take care of and are great for a beginner looking for an elegant plant for your home.

Image shows bonsai trees on a table indoors.

8. Indoor Bonsai

Do you want an art piece and also a beautiful addition to your home? Indoor Bonsai trees are a low maintenance work of art! There are many things you should know regarding this plant, so check out our post Top 10 Most Popular Bonsai Types.

Image shows man planting an indoor aloe plant in a pot.

9. Aloe Plants

A well known plant that not only is beautiful and an aesthetically pleasing addition, the aloe plant also has many health benefits! Do you have a sunburn, have dry skin or a dry scalp? Snap of a branch and use the goodness held inside of the leaves for instant and natural relief!

Jade Plant

10. Jade Plants

Also known as Crassula ovata, or the money tree, this indoor plant is beginner friendly and a wonderful addition to your home. Not only do they require little to no maintenance, but they also remain green and vibrant all year! 

Conclusion

Indoor plants are a wonderful way to bring life into a space. Whether you are just starting out or have experience growing other types of plants, there is sure to be an indoor plant for you! Unlike your outdoor garden, indoor plants are often easier to take care of. Whether you enjoy the maintenance or you are looking to just add color to your space, indoor plants are a great option!

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