10 Best Low-Maintenance Indoor Plants to Grow in India

10 Best Low-Maintenance Indoor Plants to Grow in India

So, you have decided to start your plant parenting journey and are looking for indoor plants. Well, it is important to know that bringing these plants home comes with a responsibility. The plants need to be watered as per their specific needs, they have their own lighting requirements, and you may also need to repot them. Hence, it becomes crucial to take a look at your schedule and then you will be able to decide whether you will be able to dedicate sufficient time to take care of your plants.

Yes, we understand that you have a very tight schedule, and hence, we’ve come up with a list of the top 10 low-maintenance plants to grow in India. Check them out.

 

Top 10 low-maintenance plants for your indoor space

These plants won’t disturb your busy schedule.

Snake plant

Some plants like to get really dry between waterings, and the snake plant is no exception. So, the plant is very forgiving, even if you miss a couple of watering sessions. Moreover, the plant doesn’t ask for tons of light, you can feel free to keep them in almost any corner of your home.

Spider plant

The plant produces babies, and you can present them as a gift to your near and dear ones. Feel free to put this plant in a bright, sunny spot, and due to the high water retaining capacity of the plant, it can tolerate a few missed waterings.

Pothos

These plants ask for when the top inch of the soil dries out, you can call it one of the most forgiving houseplants out there. The plant can tolerate bright and low light, yet another plant you can keep almost anywhere in your home and office.

Chinese evergreen

Also regarded as the Silver Bay Aglaonema, the leaves of the plant are pretty painted, and the plant can stay happy with very minimal care. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings, just make sure that you give it a little bit of light, and the plant will remain happy.

Red aglaonema

When placed in bright, indirect sunlight, the colors of the plant leaves look extremely beautiful. Though the plant can tolerate low light, place them right if you want to see their beautiful colors. These plants also prefer to get dry out between waterings, and they will easily handle some missed waterings.

English Ivy

If you have shady spots around your home, place these plants there and they will remain happy. They make a perfect trailing plant for hanging baskets, The trailing stems of pointy evergreen leaves look very attractive, the plant performs well in direct sunlight, and some regular watering is all that the plant demands.

Rubber plant

One of the most popular and low-maintenance plants out there, the rubber plant needs to be placed away from direct sunlight, and you just need to wipe any dust off the leaves. Water these plants when the top 2-inch soil is dried, the plant will remain happy and healthy with this little care.

Succulents

Perfect for decorating a windowsill or your workspace, succulents are very forgiving and they ask for very minimal care. These plants are perfect for beginners, and they are sure to add a pop of color to your space. There are various types of succulents to choose from, and most of them need almost no care.

Zamioculcas Zamiifolia or the ZZ

A plant that is perfect for beginners, and almost every home, ZZ plants are very forgiving. The plant remains happy at room temperature, just avoid giving strong direct sunlight. The plant hates to be repotted, and hence, you don’t really need to spend too much time taking care of the plant.

Aloe vera

Known by everyone for its countless benefits, aloe vera is an excellent air purifier. Even if you water this plant every two or three weeks, it will remain happy. Allow the soil to dry completely between waterings. It’s a plant that needs less water.

Final words

Hope this list of low-maintenance plants helps you find the best ones, and now you can start your plant parenting journey with ease. Also, don’t forget to share this list with your near and dear ones.

 

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