Here we have list of top 20 hard to kill indoor plants, you can give these plants a try, these will survive well under low light conditions and thrive without regular watering and feeding. These are outstanding indoor plants which add to the beauty and feel of the interior design. Apart from being easy care beginners plants, these plants are proven to be very effective in cleaning the indoor air pollutants, improving humidity levels and boosting the mental and physical health.
Top 20 Hard to Kill Indoor Plants
Golden Pathos – Epipremnum aureum is popularly known as golden pathos or money plant, it a species of the plant family Araceae, native to French Polynesia. It is very popular worldwide and grown as ornamental plant every here and there, it is easy care and low light plant which can survive in any weather conditions except winters, in temperature lower than 10 degree Celsius it goes dormant. Golden pathos was also noted by NASA researchers as a top air-cleaning plant during the test its lovely heart-shaped leaves removed up to 73 percent of VOCs and other pollutants from sealed chambers.
Snake Plant – Snake plant is one of the hardiest plants, in recent times its popularity has increased a lot contributing to its easy care and benefits proved in improving the air quality, this plant was part of NASA clean Air study and found to be very effective. Sansevieria is native to southern Asia and categorized under Asparagaceae plants family. It has more than 200 species, some of them being cultivated worldwide at large scale. It is perfect indoor plant which does not require bright or sun light as well as frequent watering, it has fatty leaves like succulents which store water and make it survive even in deserts for longer time. Sansevieria plant can efficiently remove nitrogen oxides and formaldehyde that suspiciously dominate throughout home or office.
Spider Plant – Spider plant is a flowering perennial herb which falls in Asparagaceae plants family and native to southern Africa, it is popular plant worldwide and known as spider plant, air plant, airplane plant etc. It is easy to care, requires less watering, once in couple of months when it is placed in temperature between 15 -22 degree Celsius. Spider plants improves indoor air quality and reduces stress at work. A report published by the university’s Cooperative Extension Service cited spider plant as one of the top varieties for removing VOCs and other pollutants from indoor air. Spider plant was part of NASA Clean Air Study and found to remove VOCs and improve indoors air quality.
Philodendron – Philodendron is very large genus of plants, it has more than 500 varieties grown at large scale as ornamental indoor plants, it falls in famous Araceae plant family which is famous for categorizing outstanding indoor plants. Philodendron was part of NASA Clean air study and found effective in cleaning indoor pollutants. Exposure to VOC’s and carbon monoxide has proven to increase drowsiness, headaches and lack of concentration, philodendron plant is very efficient in cleaning the these air pollutants and decrease the stress on people in the office. We have exclusive collection of philodendrons to order online or offline.
Peace Lily – Peace lily is one of the most popular indoor plants worldwide which comes from Araceae plants family. This is native to tropical and subtropical regions of South Asia and the Americas. Spathiphyllum has more than 40 species which are commercially grown at large scale, it is an easy care plant which requires least care and does very well in low light conditions. It has a very beautiful white flower blooms year around. Spath will do best with home or office temperature conditions, in NASA clean air study it was found to be the most effective plant which removes benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, carbon monoxide, xylene, toluene, ammonia and other pollutants from the air. It is popularly known as Peace Lily, well better we should call it green machines. We have huge collection of these green machines and varieties which can be ordered online or offline by visiting our store.
Draceana – Dracaena is native to Africa and South Asia which falls under Asparagaceae plants family it is very effective in removing VOCs and improving the work environment. It has more than 700 varieties grown worldwide at large scale. This genre of plants was also part of NASA Clean Air study and recommended by them. Strategically place few of these plants around office will make you feel better and increase the creativity in no time.
Lucky Bamboo – Lucky bamboo is also known as Dracaena sanderiana and popular name lucky bamboo which is part of Asparagaceae plants family. Keeping lucky bamboo inside the house or at business place is believed to bring happiness and prosperity. It is very popular plant in India and can be easily found in every grocery store. If you prefer a plant which requires a glass of water every quarter of month you should go and get a luck building plant for desk, we have amazing collection of lucky bamboo plants if you want to try here.
Jade Plant – As per the Feng Shui the plants with rounded leaves are meant to attract good luck and wealth and so Jade Plant is considered lucky. The jade plant is believed to bring in success and prosperity when the plant is placed near the home’s entrance. The plant is a perfect gift to the business owners.
Rubber Plant – Rubber plant is considered auspicious and lucky when these are planted in the home’s wealth area. The round leaves of the plant signify abundance, good fortune and wealth.
Aglaonema – Aglaonema is another one of the world’s most popular indoor plants, it comes from arum plants family, Araceae. It is native to tropical and subtropical regions of South Asia. It is commercially cultivated worldwide at large scale and has more than 100 popular varieties which are every appealing and easy to care, it very less demanding plant which can thrive in low light and temperature between 15 – 25 degree Celsius. In NASA clean air study this aglaonema found to clean the indoor air and increase humidity levels. We have exclusive collection of Aglaonema plant which are grown in scientific planting mediums and trained to suite Indian weather conditions.
Aloe – Being widely popular for its medicinal properties, the Aloe Vera plants grows in tropical climates in the wild, cultivated around the world for its medicinal and agricultural uses. Ointments for minor burns, skin lotions, and beverages and many other consumer products contain the extracts of the Aloe Vera plant. Aloe Vera remains one of the most widely cultivated plant. Aloe was the part of NASA Clean Air study and proved to effective in purifying the air. It is succulent plant does not require watering and feeding frequently, it can grow well in full sun or shade with equal proportion.
Ferns – Fern are the one of hardiest plants and fall under a group of about 10,560 species of vascular plants that uniquely reproduces via spores. They do not possess seeds or flowers. A common characteristic of the plant is that they possess branched stems, complex leaves and roots. Fern has existed for a long time due to their ability to adapt and self-reproduce, they tend to thrive in the most extreme conditions.
Fiddle Leaf Fig – Ficus is one of the most commonly grown houseplant throughout the world. Ficus can offer a great decoration to your house and can create an exotic atmosphere. There are many varieties, shapes, shades and color of Ficus leafs and stems. The plant looks great at outdoors, on the floor and the window-sills. Apart from winters, there is nothing which can kill a Ficus plant.
Cactus – Cactus is a succulent with thick and fleshy part to store water. They are native of the America and are always found in arid climate. Cactus can also be found in Atacama Desert, which is the driest region on the earth. There are more than 2000 varieties of cactus available in different shapes and sizes. Cactus belongs to Cactaceae family. Generally, cactus has only thorns and no leaves. Cactus has a unique part called as areole which is not present in any other succulent. Apart from over watering, there are no challenge in growing cactus as house plant.
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