Low Maintenance Houseplants

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Container gardening and indoor gardening is perfect for people who live in small apartment. Houseplants is one of the easiest way to create a "greener" home. Now, check this out!

10 types of house plants that are easy to grow:

1. Aloe


Size: To 3 feet high and 3 feet wide
Growing conditions: Bright light; 65 - 75°F; moderately dry soil


2. Anthurium



Size: To 2 - 3 feet high and 2 feet wide 
Growing conditions: Medium to bright light with no direct sun; 65 - 80°F; evenly moist soil 

3. Asparagus Fern



Size: To 18 - 36 inches high and 12 - 36 inches wide.
Growing conditions: Medium to bright light; 60 - 75°F; evenly moist soil


4. Peace Lily 



Size: To 1 - 6 feet high and 1 - 5 feet wide
Growing Conditions: Low to bright light; 60 - 85°F; evenly moist soil


5. Peperomia



Size: To 6 - 12 inches high and 6 - 12 inches wide
Growing conditions: Low to medium light; 60 - 75°F; moderately dry soil


6. Snake Plant 



Size: To 6 - 48 inches high and 6 - 36 inches wide
Growing Conditions: Low to bright light; 60 - 85° moderately dry soil


7. Cast-Iron Plant 



Size: To 1 - 2 feet high and 1 - 2 feet wide
Growing conditions: Low light; 45 - 85°F; evenly moist soil (barely moist in fall and winter)


8. Christmas Cactus 



Size: To 8 - 12 inches high and 6 - 18 inches wide
Growing conditions: Bright light; 70 - 80°F (55°F in fall); moderately dry, well-drained soil


9. Dieffenbachia



Size: To 1 - 6 feet high and 1 - 3 feet wide
Growing conditions: Low to medium light; 65 - 80°F; evenly moist soil


10. Philodendron 



Size: To 1 - 10 feet high and 1 - 6 feet wide 
Growing conditions: Low to bright light; 60 - 80°F; moderately dry to evenly moist soil


Actually, there are more than 10 plants that we can cultivate at home, inside the house, that is. I'll update the list soon. I will buy snake plant and philodendron on Friday. I'll post photos of my own plants soon. 


source: http://www.midwestliving.com

credits to the owners of the photos via Google images

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