Some of the Easiest Houseplants to Grow and Maintain

If you want to add some greens in your home but not sure if you can keep it alive, then look for interior foliage that is easy to grow and maintain. Green thumb or not or even if you only have little time to spare for caring and watering, this interior foliage makes for some of the best houseplants. Anyone can keep these plants thriving.



Also known as snake plant or mother-in-law’s tongue is easy to care for and is tolerant of low light. This type of plant only requires watering at least twice during winter. Unfortunately, this plant is not pet friendly. Ingesting Sansevieria can cause mouth irritation and digestive reaction.


Spider plant

These houseplants will thrive in bright, indirect sunlight. It can be grown in a pot or hanging basket. Water your spider plant once you see the top 2 inches of soil are dry. A spider plant at home can help remove pollutants from the air.


Philodendron Heartleaf

A unique and low maintenance trailing plant with heart-shaped leaves. These houseplants thrive in low and indirect sunlight. It loves water but is also OK if watered once in a while. A good air cleaner; removes formaldehyde from the air, but not good with plant parents with pets.


Hedgehog Aloe

This plant requires less water and more sunlight. Hedgehog Aloe can be kept indoors or outdoors. It removes toxins from the air but can cause mouth irritation and digestive reaction to your pet if ingested.



Commonly known as Chinese evergreen plants, aglaonemas prefer low and indirect sunlight. This is the perfect bathroom or hallway plant that requires minimal watering. It can survive weeks of no watering, but it grows best when kept moist.


Pothos Ivy

This plant works well in a hanging basket. It absorbs toxins from the air and does well in normal room temperature. Since this is a trailing plant, you just have to cut the stems when they get too long. Pothos Ivy thrives in an array of lighting conditions, making it an easy-to-care plant.


Jade Plant

This pretty succulent loves bright light and looks great with other houseplants. It does well in ordinary room temperatures and does not require lots of water. A jade plant grows slowly, so you can put this in a lovely put and can live for several years even with little care.


Rubber Tree

The ideal choice if you want to add major greenery indoors. A rubber tree can grow into an 8-foot tall tree but you can prune it if you like to keep it small. It works well in room temperatures between 60 and 80 degrees and medium to bright lighting conditions.



This plant thrives in low lighting conditions and temperature not colder than 60 degrees. Dieffenbachia makes the perfect interior foliage if you want to add a touch of tropical décor in your homes. This plant loves to be consistently watered.


Peace Lily

This plant with dark leaves and pretty white bloom makes a perfect bedroom décor. It is easy to grow and favors moist soil, low humidity, and low light.

Whether you are a discouraged plant parent or just starting to embrace the hobby, it is never too late to give your home a little revamp. Start looking for the interior foliage that will add life and colors to your home.


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