Who doesn’t like the beautiful green in their home decor? But it’s overwhelming for few to keep up with the needs of the plants. Today, I am sharing a list of the Top 10 Indoor Plants for beginner gardeners. These are not only easy to maintain and care for but also suits well in our Indian weather. Having indoor plants in your home decor has many benefits. They not only purify the air, have medicinal properties, but they also add to the aesthetic value of the space. However, it is very important to pick the right kinds of plants, that can thrive well indoors and grow even with basic care.
Here’s a list of some really low-maintenance indoor plants in India which even a beginner gardener can have.
Indoor Plants 1: Money Plant or pothos
Pothos or Money plant is one of the most popular Indian plants. It is very easy to grow it in both soil and water.
It is a known fact that a money plant improves air quality inside the house. Also according to feng shui, it creates a harmonious environment for the members and brings in prosperity.
Indoor Plants 2: Snake Plant
Do you know the snake plant is known as “mother-in-law’s tongue”? it is a beautiful ornamental plant that also works as an excellent air purifier. A super easy-to-maintain plant in my list that thrives in low light.
Indoor Plants 3: The Lucky Bamboo Plant
It is an essential feng shui plant that nowadays makes a regular appearance in Indian homes. It is ideally placed near a window for indirect sunlight and can be grown in both clear water (which one need to change every 2 weeks) or in soil.
If you may try pruning, the lucky bamboo plant can also be shaped in a variety of forms for decorative purposes. Needless to say, it looks the coolest with levels of shoots rising straight up too.
Indoor Plants 4: Aloe Vera ( perfect for skincare)
Aloe vera is one such easy to maintain succulent which caters to health, beauty and your home decor all at once. Known extensively for its various uses, the plant is also fondly called “the miracle plant”. This ornamental plant needs to be kept near a sunny window where it can get enough light.
Indoor Plants 5: Peace Lily
Apart from being a very aesthetically appealing plant, peace lilies enhance indoor air quality too. These little plants require little to no sunlight and are one of the easiest to maintain. Peace lily plant is also adapted to very low levels of watering. It grows into hooded flowers that are quite striking and beautiful.
Indoor Plants 6: Dracaena Reflexa a.k.a. Song of India Plant
These plants are so beautiful that is ideally placed on a bedroom side table. These are slow-growing houseplant which brings a symphony of natural hues to the home with its brightly coloured green and yellow leaves. It is also known as the “Song of India”, and needs indirect sunlight. A regular misting may be required to keep its leaves vibrant.
Indoor Plants 7: Ferns
With their vibrant green canopy of leaves, ferns are the most preferred plants in India. These small plats need moderate levels of sunlight and just moist soil to grow well. Still, daily light spraying of the leaves will keep them green and healthy.
Indoor Plants 8: Areca Palm
Areca Palms plant makes a beautiful addition to home decor with lush green fronds, These plants need low to indirect sunlight. Hence make it idea near a south or west-facing window too. With just regular watering and re-potting when needed, areca palms can grow very tall in height.
Indoor Plants 9: Grape Ivy
A hanging with vine-like grape ivy makes an aesthetically pleasing addition to any room in the house. It is one of the beautiful yet easy-to-maintain indoor plant. It will do just fine even with low light and minimal watering.
A Grape ivy vine helps in purifying the air indoors and also looks super attractive as an ornamental plant.
Indoor Plants 10: Anthurium
The Anthurium plant is an exotic looking plant that flowers nearly year-round. It can easily be the focal point in your home. It comes in a variety of colours and maintaining them indoors is much easier than you might think. Anthurium plant also needs indirect sunlight but regular watering making it a perfect indoor ornamental plant and a part of the list of Top 10 Indoor Plants for beginner gardeners.
Would love to know if you have any or most of these. In case you have more to add to this easy to maintain Top 10 Indoor Plants for beginner gardeners. Do leave in your comment or tag me in stories. Follow us for many such ideas on Instagram @tuggu.n.mommy and Facebook @tuggunmommy
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