20 great indoor plants that will make your home an oasis

20 great indoor plants that will make your home an oasis

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Philodendron 'Lickety Splitz'

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Philodendron 'Lickety Splitz'

Known for its “split” leaves, this variety of philodendron has oversized leaves that can appear unruly, but the chaotic growth (shooting everywhere there's room for a plant) is simply part of its charm. This plant is easy to care for, as it only needs to be watered once a week and needs medium to low light.

Ficus Audrey tree

Low-maintenance and fast-growing, this ficus tree is a great choice when you're looking for a big yield right away. They're also great for tight corners or tight square footage since they don't spread out horizontally much. Just make sure you put it in a place that gets bright, indirect sunlight for at least half the day, and it will be happy.

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Australian umbrella tree

Australian umbrella tree

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Australian umbrella tree

Ideal conditions for the tall Australian umbrella tree are high sunlight and minimal watering. This tree can eventually reach 10 feet tall, so one day you can sit in the shade under its umbrella-like canopy.

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Peruvian apple cactus

If you love the towering cacti of the Southwest, bring one indoors. Ideal for spaces that have an abundance of bright light, the apple cactus can grow to more than five feet tall. They make an especially great statement when sitting by a window for passersby to appreciate.

Block cane floor plant

Luxurious and structured, the group wand is a great choice for beginners due to its low-maintenance routine and forgiving nature. This great houseplant won't die on you if you forget to water it for a week.

Alocasia Regal Shield

More commonly known as elephant ear plant, Alocasia regal shield It can grow up to five feet tall under ideal conditions, which includes an environment with higher humidity (such as your bathroom).

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Meyer lemon tree

Citrus trees have fragrant blossoms that turn lemon, orange, or lime—in this case, sweet Meyer lemons. This easy-care tree needs plenty of bright light, so place it near a sunny window or get a grow light. He loves being outdoors in the summer, but don't forget to bring him in before the temperatures drop into the 50s at night.

Snake plant

If you are a newbie to plant breeding, adopt a snake plant. It is one of the easiest houseplants to care for because it thrives mainly on neglect; It will probably be fine even if you forget to water it for a few weeks. Just don't let her get wet because she doesn't like to have “wet feet.”

ZZ Factory

If you're looking for a large, stylish indoor plant suitable for low light, the ZZ Plant is your new best friend. They are very low maintenance because they barely need water, and they don't mind very low light levels at all.

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Burgundy rubber factory

Rubber trees are surprisingly large and hardy houseplants. Just make sure it gets plenty of bright light, as it can get leggy and ugly without it. Water them only when they are dry to the touch.

Monstera plant

Monstera (also known as the Swiss Cheese Plant) has become popular in the last few years because it is so beautiful! They can get quite large too. All monstera varieties prefer bright light but can adapt to lower light levels. Let it dry out between watering.

Parlor Palm

If you want a dramatic tropical look but don't get much sunlight in your home, you need a parlor palm. This large indoor plant tolerates moderate to low light levels and medium humidity well. Water it when it is a little dry.

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Fiddle leaf fig tree

Fiddle leaf figs are known to be quite finicky, but if you give them bright light and don't over-water them, they will do just fine. Wipe large, fuzzy leaves occasionally by wiping them with a soft, damp microfiber cloth.

Peace lily

This old standby has been popular for decades for a reason: It's a reliable, elegant plant with beautiful white flowers. Give it bright, indirect light, and keep it slightly moist. It can adapt to lower light levels too – just know that you won't get many flowers.

Benjamin Fig Tree

This beautiful, tall plant, also known as the weeping fig, needs plenty of bright light. Water it when it is a little dry.

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Madagascar dragon tree

With their long, curly leaves, dracaena are striking plants with a sturdy, upright shape. They come in many varieties and different foliage colors including burgundy, blue, green, gray and gold. They need moderate light and slightly moist soil.

Money tree

Money trees with their braided stems stand tall and beautiful. They require medium to bright indirect light. Water it infrequently, but then give it a big, long drink. Also turn the plant periodically so it grows evenly. Otherwise, these larger indoor plants tend to stretch toward the light and look less balanced.

Olive Tree

You don't have to live in Italy or California to plant an olive tree. Just give it plenty of bright sun and let the soil dry out between waterings – this Mediterranean native likes to stay a little on the dry side.

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Bird of paradise

The bird of paradise has a striking straight shape that looks equally at home in both contemporary and transitional spaces. Outdoors, this large plant of the same name blooms in late winter to early spring, but rarely does so indoors. That doesn't mean it's not healthy, though. Give it bright, indirect light, and water it when it feels a little dry.

Norfolk Island pine

This soft-needle pine is often sold as a tabletop Christmas tree, but it's also a beautiful (and large) plant to display year-round. Give it bright, indirect light, and keep it slightly moist. Don't let it dry out, though. It tends to drop branches from below, and does not grow again.

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