Discover the Top 10 Hard-to-Kill Houseplants, Perfect for Beginners and Those without Green Thumbs:
1. Snake Plant (Sansevieria): Snake plants are one of the most durable and low-maintenance houseplants. They tolerate low light and can go without water for long periods of time.
2. ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia): ZZ plants are also very low maintenance and can survive in low light conditions. They are also drought tolerant and can go without water for weeks.
4. Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum): Spider plants are known for their ability to purify the air and are great for those with allergies. They prefer bright, indirect light and don't need to be watered very often.
5. Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera plants are not only hardy but also have medicinal properties. They prefer bright, indirect light and should be watered only when the soil is dry.
7. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum): Peace lilies are known for their air-purifying abilities and can survive in low-light conditions. They are also very tolerant of neglect.
8. Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica): Rubber plants are easy to care for and can thrive in a variety of light conditions. They also tolerate a wide range of temperatures.
9. Devil's Ivy (Epipremnum aureum): Devil's Ivy is a trailing plant that can grow in low light and is very tolerant of neglect. It is also known for its air-purifying qualities.
10. Philodendron (Philodendron hederaceum): Philodendrons are hardy plants that can grow in a variety of light conditions. They are also very tolerant of neglect and can go without water for long periods of time.
Above all, make sure you’re ready for plant parenthood.
💡 These essential care instructions are just guidelines; watering frequency, care routine will vary depending on location, light, temperature, humidity and air circulation in a space -- and most of all on your care.
💡 Your plant relies on you to give it healthy living conditions and deserves plenty of TLC. In fact, the mere act of paying attention to it on daily basis -- or "listening | talking" to it, if you will -- is one of the most important things you can do as a plant parent.
💡 If you see any signs of distress, you may need to act immediately to save your plant.
💡 On top of useful plant care advice, is expanding your knowledge and self-study in regard to your specific plants types. Further reading is a great resource for learning all about your plants, and the proper care that each of them needs along with any signs of distress or diseases. You can learn which are the best spots for your plants in your home, how to grow different plants, how to water your plants correctly, how to treat immediately and more.
💡 At the end of the day, you’re the plant’s guardian and your plant cannot survive without your love and care.