To grow useful and beautiful plants you don’t need a huge balcony or terrace. A little space inside your house is all you need. We list out 10 plants you can grow indoors. Make sure you place them on suitable Planter Pots.
- Areca Palm
Anywhere in the house, you can grow this leafy plant. It needs indirect sunlight. The leaves will turn yellow if they are exposed to direct sunlight. To limit the size of the plant put it in a small container. It is an effective humidifier and is helpful in filtering toluene and xylene from the air.
- English Ivy
To reduce airborne faecal-matter particles this green plant helps. Formaldehyde found in some household cleaning products can be filtered out by this plant. If it does not receive enough light it might attract pests so make sure it gets bright light. Standing water can ruin the plant so before watering makes sure that the soil is dry.
- Aloe Vera
This plant can filter toxins. For a great complexion aloe vera can be used. Water it only when the pot is dry. A sunny window is the best spot to keep this plant. Do not water it for two days after repotting the plant.
- Indian Basil
Basil or Tulsi can thrive well anywhere and needs little maintenance. It helps to purify the air and has several medicinal properties. It needs direct sunlight so keep it near a sunny window.
This plant can grow very tall and does not require direct sunlight. Plant it in a big pot so that it can grow. By pruning, you can control its height. Do not keep the soil soggy just make sure that it is moist. If you put too much water the leaves will turn yellow.
- Ladies’ Slipper Orchid
This plant can brighten up your interiors but while watering you need to take special care. Once a week water it using purified water. It doesn’t require direct sunlight so plant it in shade.
- Spider Plant
This is an air purifier. Its leaves dangle like a spiders web and hence the name. It is also a pet-friendly plant. Make sure that the soil is not soggy but well drained to maintain a fresh-looking plant.
- Snake plant
Formaldehyde, found in personal-care products, is filtered by this plant and hence it is best suited for bathrooms. It requires no extra attention and is the easiest to grow. It is the best air purifier as well. It will look fresh even if you forget to water it for weeks. Make sure to pot it in free-draining soil.
- Weeping Fig
This plants take time to grow and can shed leaves quickly. It needs indirect but bright light and should not be moved frequently. As its leaves fall easily keep it away from the doorway and from hot and cold air.
This is yet another air purifying plant that will grow in bright spots. It has beautiful flowers, which last for several weeks. They do not need direct sunlight but can thrive in shades. They will look beautiful when planted in clusters and can brighten up a centre or side table.