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37 Best Indoor Plants for Your Home 2021

Indoor Plants enhance the beauty of your home they are not just ornamental it has many other benefits and purifies the air of your home and has medicinal benefits. Having greenery in your home makes you calmer and gives you mental peace so what are you waiting for a plant some indoor plants that are easy to care for so that even beginners can handle them. So what are the best indoor plants for your home here is a complete list

  1. Snake Plant

    SnakeplantAbout snake plant: Snake plant’s scientific name is dracaena trifasciata .It is a family of Asparagaceae. Snake plant is native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo. This plant is best for indoor it is a low-key plant that does not need much attention. This plant not just gives a great look to your bedroom it is a great oxygen plant.  Snake plants give oxygen even at the night.
    Care Level: Easy to maintain
    Watering Interval: should not water the snake plant too much you should water in 3 to 4 days or whenever the soil is dry.
    Soil: Loamy or Sandy soil is best for snake plant soil PH should be neutral.
    Sunlight: It is a low-light plant.
    pros: Improves air quality of the house.
    cons: Toxic in eating keep away from baby and pets.

  2. Succulent Plants

    succulent plantAbout Succulent plant: Succulent is beautiful indoor plants. Succulent is from the cactus family. Succulent can grow all the continents other than  Antarctica. Succulent have thick sponging leaves for resisting water. This plant can grow easily in the desert and semi-desert areas.
    Care Level: easy
    Watering Interval: Do not water Succulent daily. Watering succulents only when the soil is dry. Pour water directly into the roots.
    Soil: Succulents need loose soil that drains, so regular soil won’t help better use cactus soil or mix potting soil with sand and pumice.
    Sunlight: Keep direct in sunlight keep rotating your succulent plant for overall exposure to sunlight.
    Pros: Easy to maintain and add extra charm to your home garden.
    Cons: Succulent plants that can irritate the skin.

  3. Peace Lily

    Peace LilyAbout Peace Lily plant: Peace lily is a beautiful plant many people keep peace lily at home for a feng-shui reason. The Green and white combination of peace lily gives you an eye-soothing feeling. The peace lily is native to tropical regions of the Americas and southeastern Asia. It is a low light plant you can place at your workstation it will help you soothe yourself while working. Peace lily will also clear pollution from your house air and make it healthy for breathing.
    Care Level: easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week or whenever the soil is dry.
    Soil: Peace lily needs loose potting soil containing plenty of organic material and soil pH should be a little acidic between 5.8 to 6.5
    Sunlight: Very low, place in a dark corner.
    pros: provide oxygen and clears out pollution
    cons: little toxic keep away from children’s and pets.

  4. Anthurium

    AnthuriumAbout Anthurium plant: Anthurium is from a family of Araceae. Anthurium botanical name is Anthurium andraeanum. It is also called  Flamingo Flower, Tail Flower, Painted Tongue Plant. Anthurium has a beautiful heart shape flower that is not a flower. Anthurium has more than 1000 species it is native to Central America, northern South America, and the Caribbean.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Should water daily soil should be slightly moist do not let the soil dry completely.
    Soil: Sandy and peat moss mixed.
    Sunlight: Directly in sunlight.
    Pros: Anthurium is an air-purifying plant it removes harmful chemicals like ammonia and formaldehyde.
    Cons: Toxic if eaten keep away from children and pets.

  5. Cryptanthus Plant

    CryptanthusAbout: Cryptanthus belong to the Bromeliaceae family but is a flowering plant. Cryptanthus is commonly called a pink star. Cryptanthus mostly belongs to south America and rain forest of brazil. It is found in various shades pink, red, green, and white. Cryptanthus flowers once in a lifetime. it is easy to grow indoor.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: daily in summer or once in two days.
    Soil: sandy with perlite
    Sunlight: Keep directly in sunlight
    Pros: Low maintains
    Cons: delicate leaves and roots

  6. ZZ Plant

    ZZ plantAbout : ZZ plant full name is Zamioculcas zamiifolia. ZZ belongs to the family Araceae. It is native to eastern Africa, from southern South Africa. ZZ is one of the best house plants which provides oxygen at night. It is a low-maintenance plant if you are a forgetful gardener this plant is for you.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval:  Only when soil dry.
    Soil: Sandy and loamy
    Sunlight: Low light plant
    Pros: easy to maintains
    Cons: It is toxic keep away from baby and pets

  7. Coffee Plant

    Coffee plantAbout: Indoor coffee plant yes it is the same plant that provides coffee beans. The coffee plant is easy to maintain. It is a wonderful addition to your home. Coffee belongs to the family of Rubiaceae. Coffee is shrubs this is the reason it can grow indoor. The coffee plant is native to tropical and southern Africa and tropical Asia.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Need a lot of water never let the soil dry.
    Soil: Coffee plants need rich, peat-based potting soil. Soil pH should be between 6 to 6.5
    Sunlight: Coffee plants should not be kept in direct sunlight but always keep in an open space near to the window.
    Pros: Easy to maintain
    Cons: Except fruit, all other parts of the plant are toxic keep away from nibbling pets

  8. Red Aglaonema

    Red AglaonemaAbout: Red Aglaonema is from the arum family. They are native to tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and New Guinea. It is an easy-going plant that does not need much attention. It gives a great look to your home.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Watering only when the top 50% of soil is dry.
    Soil: Lightly acidic soil pH should be between 5.5nto 6.5.
    Sunlight: Medium or indirect Light.
    Pros: Easy to grow
    Cons: Toxic keep away from pets.

  9. Rubber Plants

    Rubber PlantsAbout: Rubber plants botanical name is Ficus elastica. It is from the banyan tree family. Rubber plants can grow till the 6th indoors with minimal care. It has big Wide leaves which give a great look for any home garden. Rubber plants leave has wax which makes them easy to clean.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week
    Soil: Rubber plants can grow in any soil. soil pH should be acidic between 5 to 6.
    Sunlight: Rubber plant can be placed in direct sunlight.
    Pros: Rubber plants remove pollutants from the air.
    Cons: Toxic if eaten keep away from pets.

  10. String of Pearls

    String of PearlsAbout: String of pearls botanical name is Curio rowleyanus. It is a creeper. A string of pearls is a beautiful plant that can grow indoor with minimal care. It gives a heavenly look when hanging. It looks like green peas neckless.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: String of pearls needs sandy soil which can well-drained, pH of the soil should be between 6 to 7.
    Sunlight: Medium or indirect Light.
    Pros: It looks stunning and purifies the air as well.
    Cons: Toxic if eaten please keep away from pets.

  11. Pilea

    PileaAbout: Pilea’s botanical name is Pilea peperomioides . It is also called as Chinese money plant. Pilea belongs to the family of Urticaceae. Pilea is native to China. This plant is for beginner gardeners. It can grow with low maintenance. Pilea grows well in dry condition.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: It requires regular watering or whenever one-inch soil dries out.
    Soil: Sandy and well-draining soil.
    Sunlight: It requires low light or indirect light.
    Pros: Pilea has great air cleaning properties including removing formaldehyde from the air. The Pilea plant is easy to care for.
    Cons: Little over water to plant can lead to leaves fall.

  12. Fiddle Leaf Figs

    Fiddle Leaf FigsAbout: Fiddle Leaf Figs botanical name is Ficus lyrata. It belongs to the family moraceae. It has more than 1000 species. It is native to western Africa. It can grow till 6ft gives a very peaceful look to your home. It needs general maintenance like other plants.
    Care Level: Moderate
    Watering Interval: Once in a two day.
    Soil: Any indoor plant soil with well darning
    Sunlight: Place directly to sunlight
    Pros: It Cleans the Air with minimal care
    Cons: It can grow too tall.

  13. Sweetheart Plant

    Sweetheart PlantAbout: Sweetheart Plant is a beautiful plant that has heart-shaped leaves. Sweetheart Plant’s botanical name is Hoya kerrii. It is also called valentine hoya and luck heart plant. It has thick heart-shaped leaves. It grows very slowly.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once in two weeks.
    Soil: Sandy and loamy
    Sunlight: It needs bright light but should not place it directly in sunlight.
    Pros: It is one of the most good-looking plants.
    Cons: It grows very slowly.

  14. Bird of Paradise

    Bird of ParadiseAbout: Bird of Paradise’s botanical name is Strelitzia reginae. It is also called a crane flower plant. Bird of Paradise is native to South Africa. It is an evergreen plant. Sometimes people have mistaken this plant for a banana tree it looks like a banana tree.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Watering once a week or 50% of soil is dry.
    Soil: Any good draining soil.
    Sunlight: Directly in sunlight.
    Pros: Look royal in the home garden.
    Cons: It can cause skin irritation to humans, cats, and dogs.

  15. Begonia

    BegoniaAbout: Begonia belongs to the family Begoniaceae. It has more than 2000 members in its species. Begonia grows well in tropical conditions. It is native to the Hawaiian Islands. It is an ornamental house plant.
    Care Level: Moderate
    Watering Interval: once a day.
    Soil: sandy
    Sunlight: Begonia needs bright light should not keep in direct sunlight.
    Pros: It can grow well in the home with minimal care.
    Cons: Flower blooms only in summer.

  16. Yucca Cane Plant

    Yucca Cane PlantAbout: Yucca cane has a thick woody stem and long leaves like a sword. It can give a  great look to any corner of your home.  The Yucca cane plant is a native of Guatemala and southeast Mexico. Yucca cane can adapt to any climate easily this is the reason Yucca Cane is the best choice for indoor plants.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: need less water watering once in 10 days.
    Soil: Sandy
    Sunlight: Bright light but indirect to the sun.
    Pros: Yucca is one of the best air-cleaning plants as per a study conducted by NASA.
    Cons: Toxic if eaten keep away from pets, it may also cause skin irritation to humans

  17. Kalanchoe

    KalanchoeAbout: Kalanchoe is a flowering Succulent. This is one of those plants that require less maintenance as well as a  flower indoor plant. It has a thick wax leaf with a bunch of four-petal flowers. It is a very slow-growing plant it takes 5 to 6 years to reach its maximum height.
    Care Level: Moderate
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: Sandy and well-drained
    Sunlight: Bright light
    Pros: Grows very slowly
    Cons: It is very toxic to cats and dogs Kalanchoe contains the chemical bufadienolide.

  18. Weeping Fig

    Weeping FigAbout: Weeping Fig botanical name is Ficus benjamina. Weeping Fig is from the family of family Moraceae. It is native to Asia and Australia. Weeping fig is the official tree of Bangkok.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once in 2 days.
    Soil: Fast-draining soil.
    Sunlight: Direct sunlight
    Pros: It removes harmful chemicals from the air
    Cons: It can grow too tall.

  19. Split Leaf Philodendrons

    Split Leaf PhilodendronsAbout: Split Leaf Philodendron botanical name is Monstera deliciosa. It is also named as Swiss-cheese plant. It is native to southern Mexico. This is a beautiful plant with splits in leaves. It is a low-maintenance plant. This is best for first-time gardeners. It takes a lot of space and grows fast.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Watering only when the top 2 inches of soil gets dry.
    Soil: Sandy fast-draining soil.
    Sunlight: It needs moderate to bright light, should not be kept directly to sunlight.
    Pros: Split Leaf Philodendrons removing toxins like formaldehyde.
    Cons: Split Leaf Philodendrons take a lot of space.

  20. Asparagus Fern

    Asparagus FernAbout: Asparagus Fern is a beautiful plant it gives a bushy look. Asparagus Fern from the lily (Liliaceae) family. It is native to Southern Africa. It is a fast-growing plant that can grow up to 1 meter. Asparagus ferns are not ferns it belong to the asparagus family. It has branchless leaves which give it the perfect look indoors. It needs bright light. It is a low-maintenance plant.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once in every Day.
    Soil: Sandy and loose soil.
    Sunlight: Moderate to bright.
    Pros: It removes harmful chemicals from the air
    Cons: It dries out too soon.

  21. Jade Plants

    Jade PlantsAbout: Jade Plants botanical name is Crassula ovata. It is also called lucky plants. It is a native to Native to South Africa and Mozambique. Many people keep this plant for feng-shui reasons. This plant is very popular as a housewarming gift people believed it brings wealth to home. It is a low-maintenance plant.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: fast-draining soil.
    Sunlight: Direct in Sunlight
    Pros: It absorbs CO2 at the night and produces oxygen.
    Cons: Toxic if eaten keep away from pets.

  22. Cactus

    CactusAbout: Cactus is from a family of Cactaceae. It is one of low maintenance plant. It has more than 1500 species. It can grow with minimal care. It is native to the Americas. Cactus reduces levels of some home pollutants, such as nitrogen dioxide and benzene. It can bring a feeling of calmness and improves your mood.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Watering once a week.
    Soil: Cactus need rocky and sandy soil fast-draining
    Sunlight: Directly in sunlight
    Pros: Easy to maintain
    Cons: Thorny

  23. Alocasia

    AlocasiaAbout :Alocasia botanical name is ‎Alocasia macrorrhizos. It belongs to the family of Araceae. It is native to Asia and Eastern Australia. It can be a striking collection in your indoor plants. It can grow up to 6 ft tall. It has around 80 different varieties.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Twice a week.
    Soil: Sandy and well-drained.
    Sunlight: Bright light.
    Pros: Alocasia has many health benefits.
    Cons: It takes a lot of space.

  24. Staghorn Fern

    Staghorn FernAbout: Staghorn Fern botanical name is Platycerium. Staghorn Fern also knows as Staghorn fern and elkhorn fern. Staghorn Fern belongs to the family of polypods and It has 18 different species. Staghorn Fern is native to the tropicals. Staghorn Fern plants can be picky.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: Loomy
    Sunlight: Directly in sunlight.
    Pros: Easy to handle
    Cons: Grow slowly.

  25. Crocodile Fern

    Crocodile FernAbout :Crocodile Fern botanical name is Microsorum musifolium ‘Crocodyllus’. It is native to Australia and Southeast Asia. Crocodile Fern also called Alligator Fern, Crocodylus fern, crocodile plant. It can grow up to 5ft. The crocodile fern is a beautiful plant its leaf has wavy edges.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Watering once in 2 to 3 days.
    Soil: Soil should be Rich, moist, well-draining.
    Sunlight: Bright but not direct in sunlight.
    Pros: It absorbs CO2 at the night and produces oxygen
    Cons: Takes a lot of space.

  26. Aloe Vera Plant

    Aloe Vera PlantAbout: Aloe Vera is a succulent plant. It is an evergreen plant. It has many health benefits. Aloe Vera botanical name is Aloe barbadensis miller. It is native to Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and Madagascar. It one of the easy-going house Plant. It is perfect for first-time gardeners. It has more than 300 species. It gives flower once in a lifetime. Aloe Vera leaves are thick and full of gel this gel is good for our skin.

    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: Sandy Well draining.
    Sunlight: Bright Light and direct sunlight in winter.
    Pros: It is good for the skin.
    Cons: Aloe Vera has thorn on its leaves so handle with care.

  27. Dragon Tree

    Dragon TreeAbout: Dragon Tree botanical name is  Dracaena marginata. It is native to Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Madeira, and western Morocco. Dragon Tree is from a family of Asparagaceae. It has long green sword-shaped leaves with an edgy have a red color.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: Loamy, well-drained soil is best for the Dragon tree.
    Sunlight: Bright conditions with shade is suitable for the dragon Tree
    Pros: Dragon Tree helps remove formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, and carbon dioxide.
    Cons: Dragon Trees are too tall.

  28. English Ivy

    English IvyAbout: English Ivy is a beautiful green color creeper. It can improve the beauty of any home with dark green color. English Ivy botanical name is Hedera helix. English Ivy is also called common ivy, European ivy. It is native to most of Europe and western Asia. Most people use English Ivy for covering unattractive walls. It grows very fast.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a day
    Soil: English Ivy needs little clayey soil with well-draining.
    Sunlight: It can grow from full sun to shade.
    Pros: Grows very fast.
    Cons: English ivy can mildly toxic when eaten

  29. Golden Pothos

    Golden PothosAbout: Golden Pothos is an easy-going plant and is generally pest-free. This is for first-time gardeners. Golden Pothos botanical name is Epipremnum aureum. It belongs to the arum family. It is native to the south pacific. It is a beautiful climber.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once in a two week.
    Soil: It mostly grows in any kind of soil pH should be acidic.
    Sunlight: Indirect sunlight.
    Pros: Easy to maintain.
    Cons: Toxic if eaten by pets, keep away from pets.

  30. Spider Plants

    Spider PlantsAbout: Spider Plants botanical name is Chlorophytum comosum. Spider plants are also known as spider ivy, ribbon plant. It is native to Africa. Spider plant is one of the easiest growing indoor plants.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval:
    Soil: Loamy pH should be neutral.
    Sunlight: Bright light.
    Pros: It removes harmful chemicals from the air
    Cons: Spider plants contain chemical compounds that a to opium. If eaten it can result in vomiting and diarrhea.

  31. Bromeliad

    BromeliadAbout: Bromeliad is a very beautiful indoor plant it comes in very interesting colors and textures. By look no one can say maintains of this flower is so easy. Bromeliad dies after flowering. Bromeliad botanical name is Bromeliaceae. It has around 80 spices. It is native to tropical and subtropical Americas.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: Fast-draining soil.
    Sunlight: Bright light.
    Pros: Improved Air Quality.
    Cons: bromeliad has spiky leaves.

  32. Kentia Palm

    kentia-palm-plantAbout: Kentia Palm botanical name is Howea forsteriana. It is also known as thatch palm or palm court palm. It is native to South Pacific. It can grow up to 40 ft. This low light plant can make any corner of the home is striking.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: Sandy and well-drained soil should be acidic.
    Sunlight: Low light
    Pros: Easy to handle
    Cons: Grow slowly

  33. Philodendron

    philodendron-plantAbout: Philodendron is a beautiful climber. Philodendron belongs to the family of Araceae. It has around 500 spices. It is native to Central America, South America. It is easy to grow indoor you will find this all almost every home. It is a low-light plant. It is a climber.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week
    Soil: Sandy well-drained soil.
    Sunlight: Low light
    Pros: It Purifies air and removes toxins like formaldehyde.
    Cons: Toxic if eaten.

  34. Croton

    crotonAbout: Croton is a colorful shrub. Croton botanical name is Codiaeum variegatum. Croton is also called a rushfoil. Croton is Native to Australia and Southeast Asia. Croton Leaves has boldly marked with bright yellow, orange, red, and black gives its striking look. crotons are perfect for adding to indoor decor. Croton’s eye-catching look can give a happy vibe to any home.
    Care Level: Moderate
    Watering Interval: Once daily.
    Soil: Sandy well-drained soil.
    Sunlight: Bright indirect sunlight
    Pros: Croton seeds have many health benefits.
    Cons: Skin irritation may occur  for some people if touch by hand using glove is suggested

  35. Gardenia

    GardeniaAbout: Gardenia is flowering shrubs. It has a very good scent. Gardenia can grow in your indoor garden with moderate maintenance. Gardenia botanical name is Gardenia jasminoides. Gardenia belongs to the family Rubiaceae. Gardenia blooms typically May through June. It is native to tropical and subtropical Africa, Asia, and Pacific islands.
    Care Level: Moderate
    Watering Interval: Once every day.
    Soil: Loamy, acidic soil with a pH between 5.0 and 6.0.
    Sunlight: Full sunlight.
    Pros: Gardenia essential oil has many health benefits.
    Cons: If eaten toxic to pets.

  36. Money plant

    money plantAbout: Money Plant botanical name is Epipremnum aureum. It belongs to the family of Araceae. This is the most popular house plant. Money plants are also commonly known as Devils Ivy, Devils Vine. Money plant is believed to bring wealth and prosperity to homes.
    Care Level: Easy
    Watering Interval: Once a week.
    Soil: Money plants can grow in any type of soil.
    Sunlight: Direct sunlight.
    Pros: Money plant Purifies the air.
    Cons: Toxic to animals if eaten.

  37. Passion Flower

    Passion_flowerAbout: Passion Flower botanical name is Passiflora. It has more than 500 spices. It belongs to the family of Passifloraceae. It is native to South America and Mexico. Passionflower helps to treat insomnia. It has vibrant colors and soothing  fragrance make the passionflower plant must-have addition to your garden
    Care Level: Moderate
    Watering Interval: Two times a week.
    Soil:  It needs well-drained soil.
    Sunlight: It needs full sun.
    Pros: Passionflower helps to treat insomnia
    Cons: Passion Flower is toxic to pets.

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