15 of The Easiest Houseplants You Can Grow

If you’re like me, you’re might be searching for ways to spruce up your home. You might end up being interested in adding some greenery to the scene.  It can also be intimidating when there are so many options to choose from, especially if you don’t have much of a green thumb.  Luckily, you came to the right place for some nearly indestructible yet beautiful plants.  While you’re here, have a look at these must haves for beginner gardeners.  Without further ado, here are 15 of the easiest houseplants you can grow.

15 Houseplants You Can Grow Easily at Home
#1 Aloe Vera
#2 Christmas Cactus
#3 Lucky Bamboo
#4 Snake Plant
#5 Pothos
#6 Spider Plant
#7 Jade Plant
#8 Chinese Money Plant
#9 Air Plant
#10 English Ivy
#11 Peace Lily
#12 Prayer Plant
#13 Philodendron Plant
#14 ZZ Plant
#15 Phalaenopsis Orchid

15 Houseplants You Can Grow Easily at Home

#1 Aloe Vera

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This plant does not require much maintenance, and it comes with the amazing benefits of the sap inside its leaves.  This Aloe Vera sap is good for calming irritated skin and for healing sunburns.  Many people also use the sap in face masks or other skincare routines for its nourishing properties.

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#2 Christmas Cactus

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The Christmas Cactus is perfect for those who like having plants but frequently forget to take care of them.  It blooms into beautiful red flowers around the holiday season, hence the name “Christmas Cactus”.  It’s more likely to bloom when it’s exposed to complete darkness for periods of time.

#3 Lucky Bamboo

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I used to have one of these plants on my desk for over 3 years.  All I had to do was water it every few days to a week.  It was a very nice addition to my desk and added a great and vibrant look to it. I enjoyed taking care of this plant.  

#4 Snake Plant

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These plants don’t need a lot of water and will last for a very long time.  Snake plants are also quite resilient.  These look best in a nice pot. They have long green leaves that are thick at the bottom and taper to a point at the top.

#5 Pothos

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If you love larger plants, then Pothos is for you. This plant is more suited for a hanging planter and requires more consistent watering. But this plant is overall simple to care for and is unique compared to other house plants.  They can grow up to around 10 feet long and have lots of heart-shaped leaves, making this plant quite attractive.

#6 Spider Plant

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Spider Plants can either be grown in pots or hanging planters.  They also produce baby plants that can be repotted in a different planter.  Their leaves are long and thin, which give this plant its signature spidery appearance. I have had mine for over 14 years and it is still as beautiful as ever.

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#7 Jade Plant

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Jade plants have dark green, round-shaped leaves and love a sunny spot in your home. They can survive for a while (about a month) without being watered, so this plant is perfect for those who are busy.

#8 Chinese Money Plant

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These plants have huge round leaves and only need to be watered once a week. They do better in shade. They can also produce baby plants that can be repotted.

#9 Air Plant

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Air plants do not need soil, which makes them a unique and interesting choice. They can be placed on any surface, or you can be creative with them and put them in an empty lightbulb. They need to soak in water for about 2 hours each week or so. 

#10 English Ivy

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English Ivy is a type of climbing plant and can be planted in a pot with something for it to wrap around (like a stick or something decorative). These are quite attractive plants to have in your home and are easy to take care of.

#11 Peace Lily

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If you’re the opposite of forgetting to water, a peace lily is a perfect plant for you. They are nearly indestructible when it comes to overwatering. They also grow beautiful white flowers if placed in sunlight.

#12 Prayer Plant

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These plants have intricate patterns on their leaves. They prefer just moistened soil and shade. It gets its name from how the leaves fold in the afternoon to evening.

#13 Philodendron Plant

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The Philodendron plant has interesting leaves with holes in them. They only need to be watered once a week and can be placed in the shade. They have a tropical look to them, so these are perfect if you love summer vibes.

#14 ZZ Plant

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This plant grows many small leaves on each of its sprouts, which gives it its unique appearance. ZZ plant can handle shade or sun, and little watering. This plant is perfect for indoor growing. They are seen as symbols of good fortune.

#15 Phalaenopsis Orchid

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Even though this plant appears to be tricky, it is actually one of the simplest plants to keep. They only need watering once a week. They also like shade and humidity. Darker-colored leaves will tell you the plant needs more sunlight, and reddish-colored leaves signal too much sunlight.

So, there you have it, 15 houseplants that you can grow in your home. There is a plant for whatever suits you best. Whether you want low maintenance like the aloe vera or an overzealous plant like the spider plant, you will surely be satisfied with these choices for this small yet exciting change to your home. I hope I was able to inspire you with some ideas for the addition to your new home.

Happy Planting!!!

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