10 Easy Houseplants You Can Grow Right Now

Houseplants have been going in and out of vogue since the ancient times, and they have changed the tradition to grow the plants outdoors. Now, you can see beautiful pot flowers and other plants indoors. You just can’t imagine of the great benefits that growing houseplants can provide you. Having houseplants, will assist in better breathing. They also prevent the deter illness, and keeps the virus out of your house. You will experience a fresh and clean air, with a boost in healing. Finally, houseplants help you work better, and actively indoors.

Having so many benefits why not grow them in your house? Here are 10 of the Easy Houseplants you can Grow Right Now.

1) Norfolk Island Pine

Norfolk Island Pine

To keep your Norfolk Island Pine healthy, you need to provide it with light and humidity. In case there is dim light, it branches will turn brown, and ultimately fall off one by one. Similarly, if the air inside is too much dry, spiders and mites will begin to target this plant. It has the ability to grow as long as 200 feet, but indoors it hardly grows 5-10 feet only.

Why We Love It: It is a great decoration utility for Christmas or a holiday gift, as the soft textures give the cozy feeling.

Name: Araucaria Heterophylla

Growing Conditions: Bright light and about 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit and a bit wet soil.

Size: Indoors only 5-10 feet

2) Peperomia

Peperomia

Peperomia is a unique inhabitant of very small houseplants that have waxy leaves with textures. It has red edges and narrow red surrounding with a creamy leaf margin. It also has other species like the ripple Peperomia, watermelon Peperomia, baby rubber plant and silverleaf Peperomia.

Why We Love It: The Waxy color gives a splash of beautiful colors in the room.

Name: Peperomia SPP.

Growing Conditions: Medium light, 60-75 degrees Fahrenheit and water the soil when wet.

Size: 1 foot tall and wide.

Note: The leaves are poisonous if eaten by a pet.

3) Grow a Fragrant Windowsill Spa

Grow a Fragrant Windowsill Spa

You can grow a fragrant windowsill spa on the counter of your kitchen to add this exotic plant that gives a lemon, lime, rose, cinnamon and chocolate scents in your kitchen.

4) Chinese Evergreen

Chinese Evergreen

Another Great foliage with leaves that are loaded with beautiful shades of silver, gray and green, making it an attractive and bright plant in dim light areas of house. You can fetch a cue from the shopping mall planting, and then utilize the Chinese evergreen as a source of ground cover around its upright like.

Why We Love It: It is tough and has appealing bright color leaves

Name: Aglaonema Commutatum

Growing Conditions: Dim or medium light with 6-075 degrees Fahrenheit, and evenly moist.

Size: 3 feet tall and wide

Note: All parts of this plant including the roots are poisonous, and if accidentally eaten by a child or a pet, will cause irritation on lips, tongue and throat.

5) Grape Ivy

Grape Ivy

The Grape Ivy is a delicate and a beautiful plant and is known as oakleaf because of its leaves that have deep cuts as compared to other grape ivy. It is a great vine that has tendrils that cling to stake or trellis. Moreover, it gives shiny leaves with a beautiful texture.

Why we Love it: Despite of the vine nature, it has mounding habit and is a great choice for adding a lush to your hous.

Name: Cissus Rhombifolia

Growing Conditions: Medium light, 65-80 degrees Fahrenheit and even moist.

Size: As long as 6 feet or less.

6) Dracaena

Dracaena

Dracaena is not a vegetable plant, rather a beautiful plant offering your some beautiful and textured leaves with a single upright stem. You can consider it as a corn stalk that doesn’t has ears.

Here’s a Tip If the corn plant grows too high, cut back its cane to about a foot above the soil and new shoots out from below its cut.

Why We Love It: It has beautiful yellow/green colored leaves with strap in center.

Name: Dracaena Fragrans Massangeana

Growing Conditions: Medium to bright light, 60-75 degrees Fahrenheit and water the soil when dry.

Size: From 3-10 feet tall.

Note: It is poisonous if eaten by dogs or a child

7) Fiddleleaf Fig

Fiddleleaf Fig

Fiddleleaf Fig is an exotic tree, and is named so because of the violin shape that pops out of it and has dark green color. This plant can grow in dim light, and possibly the leaves may show dim spots. If it grows too tall, prune up the stem back to the desired height or you can start a new one by layering up its elongated shoots.

Why We Love It: It’s a beautiful tree as an indoor plant with big leaves that has a violin shape.

Name: Ficus Lyrata

Growing Conditions: Medium to bright light, 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit and water when dry.

Size: 15 feet tall and 5 feet wide

8) Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachia

It grows out cane like stems that have a lush foliage green and white leaves that give a blend of beauty. You can grow a single, or more to give a shrub appearance.  It is also known as dumb cane, and gives a toxic sap if eaten, and May also cause numbness in mouth or throat.

Why We Love It: Because of it big white and green leaves it adds beauty to the rooms or Lounge.

Name: Dieffenbachia SPP

Growing Conditions: Requires low to medium light, 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit and keep it evenly moist.

Size: Up to 6 feet tall and about 3 feet wide

Note: The whole plant is poisonous and may cause irritations around lips, tongue and throat if eaten by a child or pet.

9) Snake Plant

Snake Plant

It has snake like long and flexible leeks, and so called snake plant. In case you weren’t successful with the houseplants before, then must give it a try. It isn’t as tall as shown up in the image, but is very appealing and attractive. A drawback is that, if you overwater it, the roots will rot

Why We love it: The plant is indestructible and has a sword-shaped leases

Name: Sansevieria Trifasciata Laurentii

Growing Conditions: You can grow it in bright light 60-85 degrees Fahrenheit, and water only when dry

Size: Approximately 4 feet tall and wide.

10) Philodendron

philodendron

It is a great foliage plant that been the root cause of indoor gardening since long. It grows beautiful heart shaped leaves that have light spots on them. A stem sometimes can be seen trailing from its edge, and looking beautiful.

Why we Love it: It has the stem that can climb up, and possibly add more attraction to your room.

Name: Philodendron Hederaceum Oxycardium

Growing Conditions: Low to Bright Light at 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit and water when the soil is dry.

Size: It trails or climbs up to 8 feet

Note: This plant is poisonous and may cause irritation on lips, tongue and throat if eaten by a pet or child.

Written by Ali

Ali Qayyum is a professional Web Designer and Web Developer. In my spare time, i do gardening and love nature. Its my hobby to share my experience.

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